Disposing unwanted reusable items
Do you have unwanted reusable items you want to dispose? Not sure where to take items to be reused? You've got options!
Donating gently used items is a great way to recycle. Textiles such as clothing and linens are a common item for reuse. Remember that for health and safety reasons certain items are not accepted by charities and non-profit groups. If these items are dropped off, the organization has to pay to dispose of them.
Check with the charity or group before you drop your items off.
Unacceptable items include:
- mattresses and pillows
- cribs, playpens and child car seats
- broken and damaged electrical items
- propane tanks, car parts and tires
- stained clothing and fabric
- items left in the rain
These items can instead be dropped off at the Broadview Enviroservice Station. A fee may apply.
Upcycling is the process of transforming unwanted or unused items into new products, usually through DIY crafting. Join a local group on Facebook or other social media sites.
For items around the house that still have some life in them but aren't suitable for recycling or charity. Located at Broadview Enviroservice Station, open daily (mid-April to mid-October) from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.