Why Should I Reuse Items?
- It saves you money
- It supports local businesses and non-profits, keeping resources in our community
- It prevents usable items from going to landfill
- It conserves energy and resources
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Reuse means to use an item over and over again for the duration of its life.
Visit the Reuse Centre: The Reuse Centre accepts a variety of everyday items and makes them available for reuse.
Donate your items to nonprofit organizations: Search our Reuse Directory for local organizations that accept donations.
Extend the life of your items through repair. Edmonton has local businesses that specialize in repair of shoes, clothing, jewelry, appliances, computers, furniture and more. Learn the skills needed to repair items yourself by taking a workshop offered by:
Rent items that you rarely use. It reduces clutter and saves money. Many local businesses rent:
Borrowing, sharing and gifting saves money, reduces clutter and builds strong communities.