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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, construction materials, housewares or personal hygiene items. 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
  • Decals 
  • Flooring samples
  • Paint swatches
  • Shelf Liner 
  • 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
  • Video games 
  • Video tapes and cartridges (commercially recorded)
Metal
  • Aluminum pie plates
    & tart shells
  • Beer-bottle caps 
  • Chain 
  • Frozen-juice lids
  • Keys and keychains 
  • Locks 
  • Pull tabs
    (from beer or pop cans)
  • Small hardware
    (brackets, nails, screws)
  • Tins
    (Altoid, coffee, cookie & cylinder, with lids)
  • Twist ties (unused)
Needle Craft Supplies (no clothing or household fabrics accepted)
  • Batting
  • Burlap
  • Buttons
  • Dressmaking tailor/dress forms 
  • Elastic
  • Fabric (raw material, minimum 0.25 meters)
  • Fasteners (snaps, hooks, buckles)
  • Faux fur
  • Felt
  • Lace
  • Leather (craft/hobby only)
  • Neck ties
  • Needles (crochet, knitting, sewing, etc.)
  • Patterns
  • Pins (straight & safety, place in container)
  • Sequins
  • Spools
  • Straps
  • Thread
  • Velcro
  • Vinyl (usable pieces)
  • Wool
  • Yarn
  • Zippers
Office & School Supplies
  • Binders (no logos, not damaged)
  • Binding items (coils)
  • Bulletin boards 
  • Calculators (working)
  • Chalkboards
  • Classroom decorations (no photocopies)
  • Clipboards
  • Corkboards
  • Desktop organizers
  • Dividers (tab & binder)
  • Duotang folders
  • Erasers
    (chalk board, dry erase & pencil)
  • Folders (file & hanging, undamaged)
  • Geometry sets
  • Hole punches
  • Holders (business card, CD & DVD, magazine, pen, name tag)
  • Index cards
  • Labels
  • Lanyards
  • Markers and Highlighters 
  • 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 (adhesive,duct, masking, packing, etc.)
  • Tape dispensers
  • Transparencies
  • Whiteboards 
Paper Products
  • Bookmarks
  • Boxes (gift, packing/moving, cigar, shoe and jewelry)
  • Calendars (with pictures)
  • Cardboard tubes (paper towel & wrapping paper)
  • Coasters 
  • Coffee filters (unused)
  • Cupcake liners (unused)
  • Doilies (paper)
  • Envelopes (unused)
  • Gift bags
  • Greeting cards (new & used)
  • Maps
  • Mat boards
  • Paper (all types, no scraps)
  • Photographs (scenic)
  • Poster boards
  • Postcards
  • Postage stamps
  • Posters
  • Stationery
  • Tissue paper
  • Wrapping paper
Plastic
  • Bedding and garment bags (zippered)
  • Bread-bag tags
  • Bubble wrap
  • Corrugated plastic (blank)
  • Drop cloths and tarps (gently used and tied)
  • Film canisters (with lids)
  • Ice-cream pails (with lids, plastic only)
  • Laundry-soap scoops
  • Margarine containers (with lids)
  • Milk-jug lids
  • Milk crates
  • Six-pack rings (from pop or beer cans)
  • Strawberry baskets (green)
  • Storage bins (non food)
  • Wipes containers (hard plastic only)
  • Yogurt containers (with lids)
  • Zip ties (unused)
  • 5-gallon pails (clean)
Wood
  • Chopsticks
    (new, wooden only)
  • Crates
  • Dowels
  • Drumsticks
  • Hockey sticks (incl. broken)
  • Plaques
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Wood
    (untreated, small blocks & boards only; max. length 4 ft)
Various Other Items
  • Alarm clocks (battery operated/windup)
  • Badminton birdies
  • Bags (cloth and paper)
  • Balls (sports and games)
  • Banners and flags 
  • Bats, racquets, golf clubs (No personal protective gear)
  • Bells
  • Board games
  • Books (no encyclopedias, no textbooks more than 5 years old)
  • Bungee cords
  • Candles & candle holders
  • Catering trays (plastic and foil)
  • Chopsticks (unused)
  • Cigar boxes 
  • Clothespins
  • Coin rollers
  • Colouring books 
  • Egg cartons
  • Figurines (craft/decorative only)
  • Glue guns (working)
  • Guitar picks/strings
  • Hand tools (small, non-electric)
  • Hangers (wire or plastic, no retail hangers, please bundle)
  • Hockey pucks
  • Jars (baby food & sealers only, with lids)
  • Jewelry (incl. broken)
  • Key chains
  • Kites
  • Lamp shades (fabric)
  • Lapel pins
  • Magazines (must be less than 10 years old, 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
  • Playing cards
  • Pool noodles 
  • Prize ribbons
  • Produce mesh 
  • Promotional buttons
  • Puzzles (including incomplete)
  • Rope 
  • Sandpaper (unused)
  • Skipping ropes
  • Seasonal decorations
  • Shelf liner
  • Skipping ropes 
  • Sticky tack 
  • Toolboxes
  • Trophies
  • Watches (incl. broken)

For More Information

Reuse Centre

6835 83 Street (corner of 83 Street & Argyll Road)
Telephone 780-442-4380
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