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ReuselogoThere 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.galleryatthepark.org

Unwanted art objects, frames, supplies and more! Allied Arts, located at 89 Lee Boulevard in Richland, may accepting donated art supplies.  

scraptri-cities.org

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.

www.ecyclewashington.org

TV’s and computers: Donate, give away or sell items in good condition. Be sure to remove sensitive data.

Electronic Waste

  • 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.

Shipping Boxes & Packing Material

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:

Craigslist (Tri-Cities)
Richland Freecycle
Tri-City Freecycle
Tri-City Herald - free & low cost merchandise ad
Giant Nickel
Tri-Cities Nickel Nik