There are 3 main ways to get rid of stuff. Sell it. Give it away. Or throw it away because it is junk. I have a lot of stuff. The puppies are helping me get rid of my stuff by turning it in to junk which can be thrown away. This is not a good thing since I should really be selling or giving my stuff away before it reaches junk status.
For example, I have a 6 gallon water heater in the mobile home. I haven't used it in 4 years. It might be rusted out inside. I should have taken it out a long time ago and given it to someone who would use it. Instead I kept it around and now the puppies have chewed the cord off. I know cords can be replaced without too much trouble but I think my water heater can be classified as junk now. It could be unsafe and I wouldn't want to be responsible if it blew up.
I have a lot of other stuff that needs to be given away or sold before the puppies turn it in to junk. This could be the motivation I need to speed up my sorting. Either I will be hauling it to the thrift store or I will be hauling it to the dump. Same amount of work. At least the thrift store doesn't charge me $10 per load.