Door To Door Storage is pleased to participate in the 'Trash to Treasure 2008 Program' and partner with the University of Texas for another year
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) June 10, 2008
Door To Door Storage, Inc., a leading national provider of portable self-storage containers and moving services, announced that it has donated the use of 13 storage containers to the University of Texas for its "Trash to Treasure 2008 Program." The portable storage containers will be used to hold items donated by students when leaving the dorms at the end of the school year.
Once filled, the mobile storage units will be stored at the Door To Door Storage facility in Austin until August when the University of Texas hosts a garage sale to re-sell the items to students at a discounted rate. Door To Door Storage participated in last year's event, playing a key role and helping to keep over 50 tons of garbage out of landfills. The event raised more than $20,000 for the University of Texas Student Government Campus Environmental Center (CEC) run by students.
"The 'Trash to Treasure 2008 Program' is highly anticipated by our students and our many volunteers work very hard to plan this event," said Karen Blaney, Staff Advisor, CEC. "We sincerely appreciate the help of Door To Door Storage to provide us with containers, transportation and warehousing of the items, as it enables us to make our sale and fundraising efforts far more effective."
The CEC provides an opportunity for students to promote environmental stewardship and implement numerous projects that will have a positive impact on the University of Texas campus environment. The CEC is the main organizer of the "Trash to Treasure 2008 Program."
"Door To Door Storage is pleased to participate in the 'Trash to Treasure 2008 Program' and partner with the University of Texas for another year," said Annette Jacobs, president and CEO, Door To Door Storage. "This is an important effort with two very positive outcomes: saving items from going to the landfill and raising money for the CEC."
About the University of Texas Student Government Campus Environmental Center:
The University of Texas Student Government Campus Environmental Center (CEC) is the main organization for University of Texas students interested in the environment. The CEC is an agency of Student Government. Our mission is to reduce the University's environmental impact and promote environmental stewardship within the student body. The CEC educates students, develops leaders, provides resources, builds long-term partnerships and implements campus projects. We run numerous projects that help improve the campus environment including the recycling of aluminum, plastic and ink cartridges. The Trash to Treasure move out donation drive is an important event for us. To learn more, please visit http://www.utenvironment.org.
About Door To Door Storage, Inc.
Founded in 1996, Door To Door Storage, Inc. pioneered a convenient, secure and cost effective alternative to traditional self-storage and household moving. Utilizing an environmentally-friendly container design, Door To Door provides options for temporary or long-term storage in addition to moving services for both home and business customers.
Door To Door has operations in more than 20 U.S. metropolitan markets with its corporate headquarters located in Kent, Washington. For more information, please visit the company website at Doortodoor.com.
For more information:
Executive Options MarCom
gduncan @ eomarcom.com
Door To Door Storage, Inc.
marty.dugan @ doortodoor.com
University of Texas Student Government Campus Environmental Center (512) 232-7840
karen.blaney @ mail.utexas.edu