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Happy Holidays Can Set Many Self Storage Facilities Up For a Happy New Year

by Winnie Hsiu December 16, 2010 12:34 PM
At Christmas time the country tends to believe more than ever in peace on earth and good will towards men. So when the holiday season comes around every year there are always a number of charities around the country that go into overdrive trying to help as many people as they can. Every year there are always a number of self storage facilities around the nation that get involved in a variety of charitable efforts. [More]

More Self Storage Facilities Announce Involvement with Toys for Tots

by Kim Kilpatrick November 24, 2010 8:22 PM
Thanksgiving is only a day away. The nation is preparing to enjoy a day of food, family, and togetherness that is only rivaled by the next holiday on the calendar, Christmas. This is the time of year that we inevitably reflect on what we have and can appreciate the good things in life. [More]

College Students Offer Advice on Back to School Storage

by Winnie Hsiu September 8, 2010 8:01 AM
It’s that time of the year -- the time when college students (finally!) vacate their parents’ homes and go back to school, schlepping a mountain of gear along with them. What are college students taking with them to campus this year, and where will they store it? Journalists around the country have been interviewing college-bound students to find out their back to school storage solutions. [More]

What Can You Do With That Old Kaypro?

by Tony Gonzalez July 9, 2010 10:38 PM
If you have an old Kaypro, hang onto it -- it’s part of computer history. Pack it carefully and put it into your self storage unit. But if you have computer or electronic equipment to get rid of that is not quite so old, you may want to take it to your local self storage facility for a different reason -- to recycle it. Many self storage facilities are beginning to offer e-waste recycling -- recycling of electronic waste. Items that can be dropped off at e-waste collection centers include computers (both laptop and desktop), monitors, cell phones, printers, camcorders, CD/DVD/cassette players, fax machines, photocopiers, radios, stereos, landline telephones, VCRs, televisions, batteries and power packs, etc. [More]