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Mass.gov (state run recycle/reuse directory of orgs) (find orgs that recycle electronics and more!)

Organization:
Facility Type: Info/Hotline
Status: Open

Address:
, MA 00000

Region:statewide
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Website: http://www.mass.gov/dep/recycle/reduce/donation.htm


Mission: This page lists organizations that do recycling and reuse.





This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

Here is the list.
See the link above for live links to these orgs:

Waste & Recycling: Donation & Reuse
Construction Materials

Massachusetts Material Trader

Buy, sell, trade or give away surplus material.
MassMaterialTrader web site

Boston Building Resources (BBR)

Accepts donations of quality, used building materials for resale to low- and middle-income homeowners.
BBR web site

EcoBuilding Bargains

Springfield-based organization accepts unwanted home improvement materials and sells them to the public.
EcoBuilfing Bargains web site

Habitat for Humanity (HFH) ReStore Resale Outlets

Multiple Massachusetts locations accept donations of surplus building materials and sell them to the public at far below retail prices.
HFH web site

ReCONNstruction Center

Connecticut-based materials reuse organization salvages unwanted but perfectly good building materials and resells them at affordable prices.
ReCONNstruction web site

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Waste & Recycling: Donation & Reuse
Electronics

Massachusetts Material Trader

Buy, sell, trade or give away surplus material.
MassMaterialTrader web site

Charity America

Unites donors with charities from across the nation.
Charity America web site

Computers for Schools

An association of computer refurbishers that reconditions donated computer equipment for education use and places it in schools.
PCs for Schools web site

Goodwill Industries

Lists Goodwill Industries locations that take donations of newer televisions and computers.
Goodwill web site

National Cristina Foundation

Accepts donated computers to give to people with disabilities and others at risk.
Cristina Foundation web site

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Waste & Recycling: Donation & Reuse
Food & Organics

Food Donation Resources

Web page | MS Word 76 KB | PDF 36 KB

Recycling & Reuse Assistance for Supermarkets

Web page

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Waste & Recycling: Donation & Reuse
Household Items

Big Brother Big Sister Foundation

Non-profit orgnaization that collects donations of clothing and small household items door-to-door in more than 200 Massachusetts communities.
Big Brother Big Sister web site

Bikes Not Bombs

Accepts used bicycles for reuse and refurbishes used bicycles for resale.
BikesNotBombs.org web site

Building Materials

See Construction Materials

City of Newton 2Good2Waste

Gives residents a convenient way to sell, trade, or donate items they would otherwise throw away.
2Good2Waste web site

Cradles to Crayons

Accepts new and gently-used children's clothing, books, toys, baby items, and school supplies.
Cradles to Crayons web site

Craig's List

Buy, sell, or give away a wide range of household goods in your own region for free.

Boston/Eastern MA
Craigslist Boston web site

Cape Cod
Craigslist Cape Cod web site

Western MA
Craigslist Western Massachusetts web site

Worcester/Central MA
Craigslist Worcester web site

The Freecycle Network

Grassroots network of nearly 5,000 community-based materials exchange and reuse groups across the country and around the world. When members of local Freecycle groups have unwanted items, they offer them free to others who may be able to use them.
Freecycle web site

National Association of Resale & Thrift Shops

Membership organization representing thrift shop owners. Includes a shopping guide.
NARTS web site

Throwplace

Post and find items to reuse, recycle, and refurbish.
Throwplace web site

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Waste & Recycling: Donation & Reuse
Surplus Office Equipment & Furniture

The Furniture Trust

Boston-based non-profit organization that collections and distributes surplus office furniture for use by area non-profits and schools.
The Furniture Trust web site

Massachusetts Material Trader

Buy, sell, trade or give away surplus material.
MassMaterialTrader web site

Obtaining State Surplus Equipment & Furniture

Tips for Massachusetts Municipalities & Non-Profits
Web page

IRN: The Recycling Network

Cooperative that helps public and private organizations across New England achieve better efficiency and cost savings through waste minimization and recycling.
IRN web site

Treasure From Trash: Toolkit for College Move-Out Reuse Projects

Web page

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Waste & Recycling: Donation & Reuse
Other Donation & Reuse Links

California Integrated Waste Management Board: Reuse Links

A sampling of reuse opportunities in California and across the country.
CIWMB web site

Dump & Run

Non-profit organization that organizes "Move Out and Reuse Sales" for colleges and universities.
Dump & Run web site

The Freecycle Network

Grassroots network of nearly 5,000 community-based materials exchange and reuse groups across the country and around the world. When members of local Freecycle groups have unwanted items, they offer them free to others who may be able to use them.
Freecycle web site

Inform Community Waste Prevention Tool Kit

Resource that helps community leaders and grassroots environmental organizations implement effective local solid waste prevention programs.
Inform Inc. web site

Northeast Recycling Council (NERC)

List of materials exchanges in the Northeast.
NERC web site

Reuse Development Organization (ReDo)

Organization of national leaders who operate model reuse efforts that recover thousands of tons of building materials, equipment, furniture, food, and industrial materials.
ReDo web site

Where does it all go?

Thanks, Massachusetts, for not throwing it all away! Massachusetts residents recycle over 500,000 tons each year. This is made possible with the help of more than 1,400 Massachusetts businesses that collect, process or use these materials to manufacture new products. Find out what businesses recycle here in the Commonwealth!
Web page

World Reuse, Repair & Recycling Association (WR3A)

Supports legitimate reuse, repair, and recycling businesses overseas through U.S. suppliers who maintain high standards of quality.
WR3A web site

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Created At: Mon Sep 10 20:59:28 -0700 2012
Updated At: Mon Feb 20 11:30:23 -0700 2017
Updated By: tfri


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