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Reuse Resources

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Have unwanted items that can be used by others?

Donating saves resources and supports your community, and area agencies would love your gently used items.

Items to donate: Clothing, shoes, housewares, small furniture, books, electronics

Items to donate: Building materials, furniture and appliances

Items to donate: Vehicles

Why is reuse so important?

  • Keeps goods and materials out of the waste stream
  • Reduces the strain on valuable resources, such as fuel, forests and water supplies, and helps safeguard wildlife habitats
  • Creates less air and water pollution than making a new item or recycling
  • Results in less hazardous waste
  • Saves money in purchases and disposal costs
  • Generates new business and employment opportunities for both small entrepreneurs and large enterprises
  • Creates an affordable supply of goods that are often of excellent quality
  • Supports a productive economy
  • Brings resources to individuals and organizations that might otherwise be unable to acquire them