Door to Door Storage Partners with Northeastern University for Trash2Treasure Event

Seattle, WA (PressExposure) May 07, 2009 -- Door to Door Storage, Inc., a leading national provider of portable self-storage containers and moving services, announced it will partner with the Husky Energy Action Team (HEAT) at Northeastern University for its first annual Trash2Treasure event. Door to Door will provide storage containers, transportation and warehouse the collected items in support of the event.

“Door to Door’s assistance has helped to make this event possible,” said Dan Abrams, director of marketing and public relations, HEAT, Northeastern University. “We believe our partnership with Door to Door sets a great example about how to turn a corporate commitment to sustainability into action.”

Door to Door currently has five storage units on campus to collect donated items between April 21st and May 9th.The items will then be transported to the Door to Door warehouse for storage during the summer and brought back in the fall to the Northeastern University campus for the large Trash2Treasure garage sale.

“Door to Door is very pleased to be participating with Northeastern University for its first annual Trash2Treasure event,” said Annette Jacobs, president and CEO, Door to Door Storage. “This is yet another way that we demonstrate Door to Door’s commitment to sustainability initiatives and the efforts made by members of our community.”

Trash2Treasure is organized by HEAT in coordination with the campus Residence Life team. The goal of the event is to reduce the amount of reusable items that end up in the landfill every spring during move out week. Tables staffed by volunteers are placed throughout the campus to encourage students to donate any unwanted items. So far HEAT has collected eight television sets, a Play Station, an Xbox, more than 20 bags of clothing and even a $200 designer handbag. Examples of items to donate include: non-perishable food, furniture, working appliances, working electronics, clothing, sporting items, text books, coat hangers, decorations, and opened laundry detergent/ dish soap.

Proceeds from the sale will be donated to local charities and used to support future Trash2Treasure programs from HEAT. For more information about Trash2Treasure and HEAT, please visit [http://www.heat.neu.edu].

About Door to Door Storage

About Husky Energy Action Team (HEAT)
HEAT is a student group dedicated to achieving climate neutrality at Northeastern University. HEAT is a chapter of Campus Climate Challenge, a network of over 600 schools nationwide with similar environmental missions. Since first formed in 2007, HEAT has had a variety of successes. First and foremost, HEAT sponsored the largest petition drive in Northeastern’s history (5,100 signed) to demand President Aoun to sign the President’s Climate Commitment- which he did in 2007.


Besides policy action, HEAT also hosts a number of popular events on campus and is often cited as one of the most active and influential groups at Northeastern. For more information please visit http://www.northeastern.edu/sustainability.


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.


Door to Door works closely with colleges and universities throughout the nation, to serve the moving and storage needs of students, graduates, faculty members and alumni with its ongoing College Partnership Program.


For more information, please visit the company website at http://www.DoortoDoor.com


For more information:
Gayle Duncan, Executive Options MarCom, 206.384.7079, gduncan@eomarcom.com
Brian Brock, Door to Door Storage, Inc., 253.867.3445, brian.brock@doortodoor.com
Dan Abrams Director, Marketing and Public Relations, Husky Energy Action Team, 518-527-9168, daniel.a.abrams@gmail.com

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Press Release Submitted On: May 07, 2009 at 4:09 pm
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