Use the resources listed below to divert waste and conserve natural resources through reuse, upcycling, or repurposing. One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.
Adopt A Classroom
From computers and graphing calculators to band instruments and headphones, teachers need school supplies.
This is a well-known website where you can post practically any item imaginable to sell or donate. Simply post a quick description of your item(s), with your location and a reasonable price, and you may quickly receive a response from interested buyers.
Offer, take, or request goods through this website. It’s also fun to browse and find stuff you can use! Users must register prior to viewing or posting messages.
Your tax-deductible donation to Goodwill helps local communities. They accept household items, clothing, accessories, furniture, working games, vehicles, and more. Visit their website for a complete list of acceptable items and locations.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Habitat for Humanity St. Louis creates comprehensive programs for families willing to work toward building and owning their own home and giving back to the community in a meaningful way. You can donate acceptable new and reusable building supplies and materials to Habitat for Humanity. Donations can be dropped off at the ReStore (in St. Louis City) Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
290 Hanley Industrial Ct
Brentwood, MO 63144
Home Sweet Home is a non-profit organization that accepts donations of gently used furniture, mattresses, box springs, bed frames, kitchen appliances, dishes, linens, etc. They partner with local agencies helping homeless families with children. Home Sweet Home helps provide them with the furniture and household items they need most.
Lowes isn’t just for purchasing goods for your homes next renovation. Lowes will take your old CFL bulbs. During the holiday season, several locations in the St Louis region also take holiday lights.
The Salvation Army accepts appliances, automobiles, furniture, clothing, and household goods. See the Donation Value Guide for a detailed list of accepted items and the corresponding value.
Savers is a global thrift retailer where you can find things from gently used clothing, accessories, to household goods.