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New Jersey Self Storage Operator Fights the Good Fight and Wins

by Tony Gonzalez November 16, 2010 11:20 AM
Opening, running, and maintaining a small business, be it a self storage facility or any other kind of business, can be a challenging and daunting task. Having to pay thousands of dollars to local officials in fees that do not apply to your business sure does not help much either. For years that was the case for Mitch Danzis of the Storage Station in Bernardsville, New Jersey. [More]

Hair and Storage Space Donated to Oil Spill Cleanup in Gulf

by Kim Kilpatrick May 20, 2010 12:04 PM
Matter of Trust is making hair booms and mats in temporarily donated storage spaces and warehouses all along the Gulf Coast. So far 25,000 square feet of space have been donated. Hundreds of thousands of pounds of hair has been sent to 13 locations along the Gulf Coast. Matter of Trust is not picky about what kind of hair it uses -- it will take human hair from salons, dog and cat hair from pet grooming salons, fleece sheered from alpacas, and any other kind of hair or fur that you can think of. Volunteers in warehouses, storage spaces, and in some cases, garages, are stuffing the hair into nylon pantyhose to contain it. [More]