We decided to rent a roll-off dumpster and get rid of a bunch of our stuff that is not in good enough shape to be donated. The dumpster is 7 feet wide by 12 feet long, with 4 foot sides - 12 cubic yard capacity. $325.00 with one week to fill it.
We have things like old scrap metal and defunct barbecue grills from which we've harvested the maximum amount of spare parts. There's a lot of tatty old stuff that is not collectible, nor something someone else would want. We don't have city-style trash service here, no big trash pick up day, so the stuff builds up here and there around the property.
Of course there are a lot of things that evoke memories and to which a family or personal story is attached. If I get a pang of nostalgia over one of those tatty things, I take a picture of it, and then I'll have the picture to trigger the memory instead of having to store the physical thing.
I'm glad we're doing it, but it will be nice to see the end of this project.