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5 innovative twists on Spring Cleaning

By Kerry Abner, Special to CNN
March 29, 2013 -- Updated 1332 GMT (2132 HKT)
We all want to re-organize our closets and get rid of clothes, but none of us feel good about dragging a bag of clothes to the trash,right? By employing social media, <a href='http://www.stadsmissionen.se/' target='_blank'>the Stockholm City Mission in Sweden </a>is hoping to save discarded treasures from the trash. Here's how it works: <a href='https://www.facebook.com/stadsmissionen/app_322689507837678' target='_blank'>a Facebook app</a> lets users tag photos with "you'll never wear that again," generating a collage of undesirable clothing that they can share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to encourage others. The app also shows where people can drop off their goods. We all want to re-organize our closets and get rid of clothes, but none of us feel good about dragging a bag of clothes to the trash,right? By employing social media, the Stockholm City Mission in Sweden is hoping to save discarded treasures from the trash. Here's how it works: a Facebook app lets users tag photos with "you'll never wear that again," generating a collage of undesirable clothing that they can share on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram to encourage others. The app also shows where people can drop off their goods.
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Editor's note: Kerry Abner works with Turner Broadcasting's Insights & Inspiration team. Each month, he scouts out innovative trends at the intersection of technology and lifestyle that are changing the way we live. Check out his previous column on creative ways to share the love on Valentine's Day.

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