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Reuse It or Lose It!

Reuse Sheds Closed

Until further notice, the District Reuse It or Lose It! program is closed. Please consider one of the alternative donation options listed at the bottom of the page before throwing away reusable goods. 

Other resources

  • Addison and Rutland County Freecycle 
    • The Freecycle Network is made up of 5,338 groups with over 9 million members across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns. It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills.
    • Each local group is moderated by a local volunteer, and membership is free. Join the Freecycle group for Adddison/Rutland County, or read answers to frequently asked questions about Freecycle.
  • Craigslist
    • Craigslist is an American classified advertisements website with sections devoted to jobs, housing, for sale, items wanted, services, community service, gigs, résumés, and discussion forums.
    • Buyer beware. Craigslist has been abused with scams. 
  • Facebook Marketplace
    • Marketplace makes it easy to discover, buy and sell goods locally or shipped. Use your Facebook account to find what you want and sell what you don't. Businesses can use it to! 
    • It is now a more popular destination for buyers and sellers than Craigslist. 
  • Front Porch Forum
    • 'Helping Neighbors Connect' through a free forum, updated daily, with posts created by you and your neighbors. Join on a computer or using their mobile app and share your reusable goods with your neighbors before disposing of them in the trash. 
  • Give Back Box
    • Using old shipping boxes, you can send out reusable household goods and clothing to charities around the country for resale. For those in rural locations, this might make more sense! 
  • Marion's Place - HOPE (Helping Overcome Poverty's Effects)
    • Donations accepted only on Tuesdays and Saturdays between 10 AM and noon. No after-hours donations! Visit their Resale Store page for guidelines and more information.
  • Habitat for Humanity
    • Located outside of Addison County. See store options here.  
    • Accepts small and large donations of new or gently used furniture, appliances, housewares, and building materials. 
    • Free pickup for bulky items may be available depending on store location.