The following resources may help you to know what to do with stuff you no longer need.
https://earth911.com/ This website tells you where you can dispose of a variety of different items in your area.
If you have old suitcases you no longer need, please consider contacting the Foster Care System. Many children that go into foster care, only have garbage bags to take their stuff with them. Having a suitcase of their own is a huge deal
Old towels and linens, pet shelters would love to hear from you if you have any of these available.
The first Saturday of every month between 9.00 am – 12.00 noon you can take your confidential shredding to Corrigans Record Shredding and for just $5 for the first 300lbs you can have all your confidential paperwork shredded. The address is 45200 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375.
Fix it Fridays at Maker Works, Ann Arbor, are held on the 3rd Friday of each month. You can take items that are no longer working and volunteers will see if they can be mended and help you. Check out their Facebook page.
I will be adding more to this resources page, please keep checking back