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The Reuse Centre accepts a variety of items such as arts and crafts supplies, office and school supplies, paper and plastic products and much more. Please note that all items must be clean and in good condition. Items are only accepted during hours of operation.

The Reuse Centre does not accept furniture, toys, clothing, electronics, appliances or construction materials. Many charities accept these items; please take them to the charity directly. 

Arts & Crafts Supplies
  • Artist canvases
  • Basket fillers
  • Baskets (wicker)
  • Beads
  • Bingo dabbers (full)
  • Bows
  • Canvases
  • Cellophane
  • Chalk
  • Clay
    (modeling, pottery & play-doh)
  • Cookie cutters
  • Corks
  • Craft kits
  • Crayons (pencil & wax)
  • Easels
  • Feathers
  • Floral arranging supplies
    (holders, picks)
  • Flowers (artificial)
  • Foam core
  • Glitter
  • Glue (white, sticks & craft)
  • Googly eyes
  • Magnets
  • Moulds
  • Packing peanuts
  • Paint
    (acrylic, craft & watercolour)
  • Paint brushes
    (arts & crafts)
  • Pastels
  • Pine cones
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Pom-poms
  • Ribbon (fabric, gift & raffia)
  • Rubber stamps & ink pads
  • Scissors
  • Scrapbooking supplies
  • Seashells
  • Sponges
  • Stained glass 
  • Stencils
  • Stickers
  • String
  • Styrofoam (balls, cubes & sheets)
  • Wax
  • Wire (craft)
  • Wreaths
Home Décor
  • Carpet samples (small)
  • Countertop samples
  • Flooring samples
  • Paint swatches
  • Tiles (small only)
  • Upholstery samples
  • Wallpaper (samples & rolls)
Media
  • Cables
    (computer, phone & TV)
  • Cassette tapes
    (commercially recorded)
  • Cellphone and tablet cases 
  • Computer disks (3.5”)
  • CDs & DVDs
    (incl. empty cases)
  • Photo slides
  • Projection screens
  • Records
  • USB memory sticks
  • Video cartridges
  • Video game cartridges 
  • Video tapes
    (commercially recorded)
Metal
  • Aluminum pie plates
    & tart shells
  • Beer-bottle caps 
  • Chain 
  • Frozen-juice lids
  • Keys
  • Pull tabs
    (from beer or pop cans)
  • Small hardware
    (brackets, nails, screws)
  • Tins
    (Altoid, coffee, cookie & cylinder, with lids)
Needle Craft Supplies
  • Batting
  • Burlap
  • Buttons
  • Elastic
  • Fabric (minimum 0.25 meters)
  • Fasteners (snaps, hooks, buckles)
  • Faux fur
  • Felt
  • Lace
  • Leather (usable pieces)
  • Neck ties
  • Needles (crochet, knitting, sewing)
  • Patterns
  • Pins (straight & safety)
  • Sequins
  • Spools
  • Straps
  • Thread
  • Velcro
  • Vinyl (usable pieces)
  • Wool
  • Yarn
  • Zippers
Office & School Supplies
  • Binders (no logos, not damaged)
  • Binding items (coils)
  • Calculators (working)
  • Chalkboards
  • Classroom decorations
  • Clipboards
  • Corkboards
  • Desktop organizers
  • Dividers (tab & binder)
  • Duo tangs
  • Erasers
    (chalk board, dry erase & pencil)
  • Folders (file & hanging)
  • Geometry sets
  • Hole punches
  • Holders (business card, CD & DVD, magazine, pen, name tag)
  • Index cards
  • Labels
  • Lanyards
  • Markers (highlighter, Sharpie, dry erase)
  • Mousepads
  • Notebooks
  • Note pads
  • Page protectors
  • Paper clips
  • Pencil cases
  • Pencil sharpeners
  • Pencils
  • Pens
  • Post-it notes
  • Push pins & thumbtacks
  • Register rolls
  • Rubber bands
  • Rulers
  • Staplers & staples
  • Tape (duct, masking, packing, scotch)
  • Tape dispensers
  • Transparencies
  • Whiteboards
Paper Products
  • Bookmarks
  • Boxes (gift, packing & shoe)
  • Campbell’s labels
  • Calendars (with pictures)
  • Cardboard tubes (paper towel & wrapping paper)
  • Coasters (cardboard)
  • Coffee filters (new)
  • Cupcake liners (new)
  • Doilies (paper)
  • Envelopes (regular & oversized, new)
  • Gift bags
  • Greeting cards (new & used)
  • Maps
  • Mat boards
  • Moving boxes
  • Paper (all types, usable)
  • Photographs (scenic)
  • Poster boards
  • Postcards
  • Postage stamps
  • Posters
  • Stationery
  • Tissue paper
  • Wrapping paper
Plastic
  • Bedding bags (zippered)
  • Bread-bag tags
  • Bubble wrap
  • Coroplast (blank)
  • Drop cloths and tarps (gently used and tied)
  • Film canisters (with lids)
  • Garment bags 
  • Guitar picks 
  • Hangers (plastic and metal, no retail)
  • Hula hoops 
  • Ice-cream pails (2-litre and 4-litre, with lids, plastic only)
  • Laundry-soap scoops
  • Margarine containers (with lids, 1 & 2 lb)
  • Milk-jug lids
  • Milk crates
  • Prescription bottles (with lids, no labels)
  • Six-pack rings (from pop or beer cans)
  • Strawberry baskets (green)
  • Wipes containers (plastic only)
  • Yogurt containers (with lids)
  • Zip ties (unused)
  • 5-gallon pails (clean)
Wood
  • Chopsticks
    (new, wooden only)
  • Clothespins
  • Dowels
  • Hockey sticks (incl. broken)
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Wood
    (small blocks & boards only; max. length 4 ft)
Various Other Items
  • Alarm clocks (battery operated)
  • Artificial Christmas trees
    (complete and tied up or in box)
  • Artificial fruit
  • Badminton birdies
  • Bags (cloth, paper & Ziplock)
  • Balls (sports)
  • Banners and flags 
  • Bats, racquets, golf clubs (No personal protective gear)
  • Bells
  • Board games
  • Books (adult & children’s fiction & non-fiction, current textbooks, no encyclopedias)
  • Bungee cords
  • Candles & candle holders
  • Catering trays (plastic and tin)
  • Cigar boxes 
  • Coins (souvenir and foreign)
  • Coin rollers
  • Disposable plates, cups & cutlery (unused)
  • Dressmaking tailor/dress forms
  • Egg cartons
  • Figurines
  • Foam rollers 
  • Glow sticks
  • Glue guns (working)
  • Handtools (small, non-electric)
  • Hangers (wire, please bundle)
  • Hockey pucks
  • Jars (baby food & canning, with lids)
  • Jewelry (incl. broken)
  • Jewelry gift boxes
  • Key chains
  • Kites
  • Lamp shades 
  • Lapel pins
  • Locks
  • Magazines (craft, National Geographic, nature, fitness, no catalogues or free publications)
  • Magnifying glasses
  • Mannequins
  • Marbles
  • Medals
  • Mirrors (max. length 12")
  • Models (car, plane)
  • Party decorations
  • Photo albums & album pages
  • Photo negatives
  • Picture frames (with or without glass)
  • Ping Pong balls
  • Plant pots (ceramic & clay)
  • Playing cards
  • Pool noodles 
  • Prize ribbons
  • Produce mesh 
  • Promotional buttons
  • Puzzles (incl. incomplete)
  • Sandpaper (unused)
  • Seasonal decorations
  • Shelf liner
  • Skipping ropes 
  • Storage bins
  • Straws (unused)
  • Tablecloths (paper and vinyl)
  • Toolboxes
  • Trophies
  • Vases
  • Wall clocks (battery operated)
  • Watches (incl. broken)

Hours

Tue - Wed Noon-6pm
Thur Noon-8pm
Fri Noon-6pm
Sat 10am-4pm
Closed on Sunday, Monday & Holidays

For More Information

Reuse Centre

6835 83 Street (corner of 83 Street & Argyll Road)
Telephone 780-442-4380
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/edmontonreusecentre
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