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
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.
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.
Unwanted art objects, frames, supplies and more! Allied Arts, located at 89 Lee Boulevard in Richland, may accepting donated art supplies.
Unwanted craft supplies and more! SCRAP Tri-Cities accepts unwanted materials such as cardboard tubes and bottle caps, paper and paint, wood bits, fabric and leather. SCRAP Tri-Cities makes donated materials available to the community and even gives tax-deductible receipts.
TV’s and computers: Donate, give away or sell items in good condition. Be sure to remove sensitive data.
- 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, Home Depot and Staples Office Supply Stores.
Games, videos, music, etc.: Take to Adventures Underground, Hastings, 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