Construction Materials

Electronics

  • Reuse Marketplace

    Free regional network for buying, selling, trading or giving away surplus material.

  • Computers for Schools

    An association of computer refurbishers that reconditions donated computer equipment for education use and places it in schools.

  • Goodwill Industries

    Lists Goodwill Industries locations that take donations of newer televisions and computers.

  • National Cristina Foundation

    Accepts donated computers to give to people with disabilities and others at risk.

Household Items

  • Big Brother Big Sister Foundation

    Non-profit organization that collects donations of clothing and small household items door-to-door in more than 200 Massachusetts communities.

  • Bikes Not Bombs

    Accepts used bicycles for reuse and refurbishes used bicycles for resale.

  • Construction Materials
  • City of Newton 2Good2Waste

    Gives residents a convenient way to sell, trade, or donate items they would otherwise throw away.

  • Cradles to Crayons

    Accepts new and gently-used children's clothing, books, toys, baby items, and school supplies.

  • Craig's List

    Buy, sell, or give away a wide range of household goods in your own region for free.

  • The Freecycle Network

    Grassroots network of nearly 5,000 community-based materials exchange and reuse groups across the country and around the world. When members of local Freecycle groups have unwanted items, they offer them free to others who may be able to use them.

  • National Association of Resale & Thrift Shops

    Membership organization representing thrift shop owners. Includes a shopping guide.

  • Throwplace

    Post and find items to reuse, recycle, and refurbish.

Surplus Office Equipment & Furniture

Other Donation & Reuse Links

  • California Integrated Waste Management Board

    A sampling of reuse opportunities in California and across the country.

  • Dump & Run

    Non-profit organization that organizes "Move Out and Reuse Sales" for colleges and universities.

  • The Freecycle Network

    Grassroots network of nearly 5,000 community-based materials exchange and reuse groups across the country and around the world. When members of local Freecycle groups have unwanted items, they offer them free to others who may be able to use them.

  • Inform Community Waste Prevention Tool Kit

    Resource that helps community leaders and grassroots environmental organizations implement effective local solid waste prevention programs.

  • Reuse Development Organization (ReDo)

    Organization of national leaders who operate model reuse efforts that recover thousands of tons of building materials, equipment, furniture, food, and industrial materials.

  • Where Does It All Go?

    Find out about more than 1,400 Massachusetts businesses that collect, process or use recyclables to manufacture new products.

  • World Reuse, Repair & Recycling Association (WR3A)

    Supports legitimate reuse, repair, and recycling businesses overseas through U.S. suppliers who maintain high standards of quality.