There are many creative ways to reuse an item. Consider donating your item(s) in good condition to a second-hand store, a neighbor or friend. Non-profit organizations, daycares and preschools often need craft material or supplies.
Donation Opportunities and Resources
www.habitatbuilds.com/home/restore/ Certain items like furniture, appliances, cabinets, plumbing and electrical supplies and lighting in good condition are accepted at the Habitat for Humanity Store, 309 Wellsian Way, Richland.
www.gogreentricities.org For a list of local antique, consignment, second-hand and thrift stores, visit the Go Green Website, link to Green Pages Directory and then Second-Hand Stores.
www.ecyclewashington.org TV’s and computers: Donate, give away or sell items in good condition. Be sure to remove sensitive data.
- Office Depot Recycles a lot of what they sell - check it out!
- Cell phones: Drop off at the collection box at the landfill or turn into buy-back kiosks in Walmart stores.
- Rechargeable Batteries: Used rechargeable batteries can be placed in containers at Radio Shack, Office Depot, and Home Depot
Games, videos, music, etc.: Take to Adventures Underground, Sunken Treasures or Game Stop.
SIGN in Richland needs good quality boxes to ship donated medical equipment to underdeveloped countries.
SIGN Fractural Care International, 451 Hills St., Richland, or call 371-1107.
Be sure to list your item on free websites or list serves, and take advantage of classified ads:
Tri-City Herald - free & low cost merchandise ad
Tri-Cities Nickel Nik