Unwanted household items may seem like trash to you, but to someone else those items might be a treasure! Reuse by finding a new home for:
• Appliances and electronic goods
• Autos and auto parts
• Building materials
• Children’s items
• Office equipment
• Packing materials
• Sports equipment
In the market for something new?
Instead of buying new, consider repairing, borrowing from a neighbor or a friend, renting, or buying used items. Check the local “yellow pages” for stores nearest you. Whether you donate items for others to use, use curbside recycling services, and/or drop off materials for recycling, reusing and recycling helps keep valuable resources from going into the landfill, giving them a chance for a longer life.
These organizations offer at home pick-up of selected items
Arc of Washington State
Bedding, small appliances, books, videos, small children’s items, clothing/shoes, craft items, furniture, kitchen equipment, knick knacks, musical instruments, records, tapes, CDs, camping equipment, VCRs
Offers free curbside pickup of large, household appliances in the City of Bellingham. Pickup service in other areas of Whatcom County also available. Call for details: 360-527-2646
Northwest Center's Big Blue Truck
Bedding, small appliances, books, videos, clothing/shoes, craft items, small furniture, kitchen equipment, records, tapes, CDs, toys, bikes, camping equipment, VCRs
Click here for a list of local businesses that accept used items.