Spring means it’s time for that annual clean to get your home lovely and fresh again. A major spring clean can sound daunting especially with the tiny apartments here in Hong Kong, but Little Steps has gathered all the resources you’ll need to check off the cleaning tasks you’ve been putting off for months! From storage solutions to donation resources to local movers, we’ve got you covered. Read on!
Moving back home or moving to a new country is often a stressful and daunting experience. There are many companies out there to help you pack up and move. We’ve put together a list of our favorite suppliers who will get you to your new home safely and securely. Click here to check out our guide to Top Moving & Relocation Companies in Hong Kong!
Give your unwanted reusable items a new home by donating them to charities. There is a number of local and international charity groups who will help redistribute the items to people and organizations in need. Most organizations only accept goods that are in order and good condition and some have Wish Lists of items they need most. Make sure you call or email before making a donation!
Crossroads Foundation: Furniture, household goods, toys, clothes, electrical items
Po Leung Kuk: Electrical appliances, computers, stationeries, toys, books, household accessories, cookware
The Salvation Army: Clothing, electrical home appliances, computers, monitors, toys, stationery, books, gifts and premiums, software / DVD / VCD / CD with copyright
The Toy Bank @ YMCA: Toys in good condition
Green dot Home: Furniture and homeware
Christian Action, Online donations
Oxfam, Clothing, toys etc.
Did you know a lot of fast fashion brands in Hong Kong collect old garments in store? H&M, Marks & Spencer and Monki accept clean used clothing's from any brands, and for every donation you make you’ll be awarded with discount vouchers!
Earn a few bucks by selling items you no longer use or need to the right outlets! Platforms like Retykle and Green Ladies have made buying and reselling used clothing items easy, convenient and stylish. For designer and luxury goodies, online and physical marketplaces like Luxify, Guiltless, Collector Square and Milan Station will be your go-to! Alternatively, check out JupYeah.com which is an online swap platform for people to exchange items.
Retykle, https://retykle.com/pages/about-us *Baby and kids’ clothing.
Green Ladies, http://gl.sjs.org.hk/greenladies *Physical stores specializing in ladies fashion.
2nd Chance, www.2ndchance.com.hk *Furniture
Collector Square, www.collectorsquare.com
Secondhand HK, www.secondhand.hk
Swap-it Facebook Group, www.facebook.com/groups/294230537337692
Packing and moving can be stressful chores but moving companies are here to help. Whether you're just moving a few boxes, large and heavy household items or a whole apartment, there is an abundance of options and packages that will suit your needs and budget. If you’re only dealing with a light removal or relocation, you can also consider man and van delivery services such as Call4Van and Gogovan.
Trade Winds Transport, http://tradewindstransport.com
Canaan Moving, www.canaan.hk
Piano Moving King, https://pianomovingking.com *Piano moving & trade-in
Kids grow out of their clothes incredibly quickly, and they can be expensive to buy new. Often kids wear their clothes a few times before they've grown out of them. Here are some of our favorite places for buying clothes.
YoYo Ma Ma, www.facebook.com/YoYoMaMaHK/
Baby Swap It Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/groups/506183496259189/
Swap it Mommies Club, www.facebook.com/groups/swapithkmommiesclub/?fref=nf
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