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Recyclopedia: Reuse Options

Reuse Options

For a searchable list of local reuse and recycling opportunities, visit www.WhereDoITakeMy.org. That database is updated regularly.

If you know of other reuse organizations you think we should list, please contact the Thurston County 2good2toss website administrator.

Below is a list of local organizations that would appreciate your reusable, unwanted items. Many are charitable organizations that rely on your generosity to serve their clients. Others are for-profit businesses. Call for hours and to make sure your items will be accepted. All items should be in usable condition. 

Animal Services
3120 Martin Way, Olympia 360-352-2510
Old blankets and towels, canned and dry pet food, pet toys

Association for Retarded Citizens of Washington (ARC) 1-800-826-4310 Household goods, bedding/linens, clothing. Can provide pick-up service.

Behavioral Health Resources 360-704-7170
Baby items, clothing, furniture, mattresses, and appliances. Can provide pick-up service.

Bread and Roses House of Hospitality 360-754-4085
Bedding/linens, cleaning and hygiene products, art & gardening supplies, plastic tubs, houseplants, musical instruments.

Build-a-Bike Project 360-870-7347.
Bikes and related items

Care Net Pregnancy Center 360-753-8023
Baby items, clothing, diapers, and formula

Cerebral Palsy of Washington 1-800-633-1351
Household goods, baby items, bedding/linens, building supplies, clothing, furniture, kitten items, tools. Can provide pick-up service.

Children's Hospital Thrift Store 360-236-8245
Household goods, clothing.

CIELO Project and Radio Ranch 360-709-0931
Household goods, tools, office supplies, yard equipment.

Emma Goldman Youth & Homeless Outreach Project 360-570-0608 Tents, sleeping bags, blankets, backpacks, tarps, flashlights, portable stoves and other camping gear.

Evergreen Vista Apartments 360-352-1315
Bikes, toys and sports equipment.

Feline Friends www.feline-friends.net 360-866-1909.
Litter boxes, blankets, towels, fabric remnants, scoops, kitty condos, perches, beds, carriers, grooming items, litter, small vacuums, brooms, dustpans. Also looking for a generator, laptop computer, and humane traps (for feral cats who need to be spayed/neutered).

FreeCycle http://groups.yahoo.com/group/freecycleolympia/
Online materials exchange for free items. Can post or shop.

FreeGeek 360-705-9999
Old computer equipment refurbished and provided to non-profit organizations.

Friends of the Library Lacey 360-491-3860; Olympia 360-352-0595 Tumwater 360-943-7790; Tenino 360-264-2369 Yelm 360-458-3374 Books, no textbooks or magazines.

Furniture Bank of Thurston County 360-705-1756
We accept beds (not king size), dressers, living room furniture (no sofa beds) and tables and chairs. No soiled, ripped, broken or malodorous items. Donated furniture picked up for free.

Gateways for Youth and Families and the Jessie Dyslyn Ranch www.gatewaysforyouth.org gatewaysdonations@hotmail.com 253) 882-1143 11605 Bridgeport Way SW Lakewood, WA 98499 Accepts clothing and small household items. Will provide free pick-up (in Pierce, Thurston, Mason, and Lewis counties) and write a tax deduction receipt for your IRS use.

Goodwill Industries 360-956-0669
Household goods, baby items, bedding/linens, clothing, furniture, kitchen items, books, tools.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 360-956-3456 restore@spshabitat.org
A partnership with South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity. Whether you are a contractor, artist, designer, craftsman or homeowner, you will find a wealth of interesting, inspiring and practical materials to complete almost any project at South Puget Sound Habitat for Humanity's Sound Builders' ReStore. A 5,500 sq. ft. retail space in downtown Olympia stocked with everything from vintage, one-of-a-kind items to new and surplus materials. Shop or donate!

Incredible Collectibles 360-357-3334 Bedding/linens, pre-1950 magazines, books, buttons

IMEX, Industrial Materials Exchange 206-296-4899
Sponsored by the Seattle-King County Health Department, this free information exchange is designed to help businesses and organizations find alternatives to disposal of industrial by-products, surplus materials and wastes. IMEX?s goal is to conserve energy, resources and landfill space. Call to receive their catalog, which lists items that are wanted as well as those that are available. Or, read the catalog on-line at www.govlink.org/hazwaste/business/imex.

Lions Club 360-923-2075
Eyeglasses

Nike Reuse-a-Shoe
Take any brand athletic shoe to Alpine Experience, 408 Olympia Ave N.E. in Olympia. Used for new sports surfaces, such as soccer and football fields.

Peanut Hotline 800-828-2214
Provides local locations to take packing peanuts for reuse.

Rising Tide School 360-753-0820 www.risingtideschool.org
Non-profit, private school in Olympia. Looking for all kinds of supplies, but the most important are: office supplies, paper, art supplies, and computers (please call for specs).

Safeplace 360-786-8754
Cell phones and other items as needed. Please call for current list.

St. Vincent de Paul (drop-off box) 360-352-7554
Clothing

Salvation Army 360-352-8596
Household goods, clothing, furniture, kitchen items. 

South Sound High School Childcare Center 360-412-4895
Baby items, car seats.

Thurston County Council on Aging 360-456-8810
Walkers, crutches, wheelchairs, scooters, and other types of medical equipment.

Thurston County Food Bank 360-352-8597
Food, garden produce, clean plastic bags, clean egg cartons. Can provide pick-up service.

Union Gospel Mission Serving Hands Outreach 360-709-9725
Household goods, men's clothing, food, furniture. Can provide pick-up service.

Value Village 360-923-2410
Household goods, baby items, bedding/linens, clothing, furniture, kitchen items, books, tools.

Visiting Nurses Thrift Stores
222 S. Pearl Centralia, WA (360)623-1562
749 S. Market, Chehalis, WA (360)345-1525
Clean clothing, household goods, and furniture for resale. Proceeds fund Home Health and Hospice Services in Lewis, Mason, Thurston and Jefferson counties.

 YWCA Interview Closet and Other Bank 360-352-0593
Professional women?s wear, cleaning and hygiene supplies.