Donations Welcome!

All merchandise at ReUse Industries has been donated by community businesses and households who are protecting the environment and supporting local jobs with their tax-deductible donations. However, we can only accept used items that are truly "reusable." We reserve the right to refuse items that are not in a "reusable" condition or have no resale value.

We accept used items of all kinds:

  • Large and Small Appliances
  • CD's, Tapes, 45's etc.
  • Movies and Games
  • Household Goods & Furnishings
  • Arts, Crafts, & Materials
  • Office Furnishings, Equipment, & Supplies
  • Lumber & Building Materials
  • Hardware, Electrical & Plumbing Fixtures
  • Steel/Metal Parts & Fixtures
  • Computers, Electronics, Stereo, Audio, & Visual Equipment
  • Collectibles, Antiques, & Odds and Ends
  • Vehicles
  • Toilets, Sinks, Vanities, Kitchen Cabinets

ReUse accepts just about any type of reusable you may have!

Conditions for acceptance:

  • Appliances - fully assembled and in working condition
  • Books - both leisurely and academic and still readable
  • Carpet - good condition only
  • Clothes - good condition only
  • Computers - Pentium 4 level minimum with Windows XP
  • Electronics - must be in working condition
  • Glass - NO broken glass
  • Mattresses / Box spring - NO bad smells, stains, or tears
  • Metal - NO rusted or broken metal items
  • Paint - Unopened only, no frozen paint
  • Plastic - NO cracked or broken items
  • Upholstered Furniture - NO bad smells, missing parts, stains or tears
  • Televisions - working condition only, NO big screen, console, non-cable ready or black and white and less than 5 years old.
  • Vehicles - Call First
  • Windows - NO broken glass, torn screens, or bad wood
  • Wood - NO moisture damage, cracks, nails, or rotten or broken wood

Items Not Accepted:

  • Broken Electronics
  • Broken Windows
  • Car Parts
  • Ceiling Tile
  • Central Air Units
  • Cleaners/Solvents
  • Cracked Plastic Items
  • Dimensional Lumber less than 3 ft.
  • Dishwashers
  • Drywall
  • Furnace/Heat Pump
  • Oil/Antifreeze
  • Rotten wood
  • Sheet Stock <2 ft x 4 ft>
  • Textbooks
  • Water Heaters

Donations may be dropped off at any of ReUse's locations during normal business hours. Feel free to call Reuse if you have any questions about your specific donation.

ReUse offers a pick-up service (often free of charge) to the surrounding local area. To schedule a pickup, call ReUse's Athens facility at             740-594-5103      .

If you are outside of our pick-up area, but have items to donate, don't hesitate to contact us through the Contact Us page. We can arrange special pick-ups based on the value of the donation.