Materials Donation Policy

MaterialsHousehold Donations

Drop off by appointment. Donated materials not on our Accepted Materials list may be discarded. Materials with food residue or other chemicals will be not accepted.

Accepted Materials:

Large lumber, Full or ½ sheets of plywood, (no paint or varnish), bamboo, pipe, rope, casters, pulleys, hooks, wood screws, corks, bottle caps, lids, large or appliance cardboard boxes, cardboard tubes, #6 plastic, berry baskets, reusable shopping bags, pipe cleaners, wire, tape, glue, hot glue sticks, paper clips, rubber bands, markers and pens that work

Commercial Donations

Local manufacturers, including artists and craftspeople, can donate clean, safe manufacturing scrap, usually in the range of 10-250 lbs/2-20 cu. ft. per donation. rDC staff are available to evaluate your business’s waste products for safety and suitability for reDiscover’s Upcycled Materials Warehouse. Subject to volunteer time and transportation availability, rDC can pick up materials donations from commercial partners. Donation receipts available. Past materials include: boxes, wood offcuts, o-rings, springs, plastic jars with lids, mylar film, thread spools, etc.

Tools Donations

reDiscover enthusiastically accepts most art, craft, and woodworking hand and power tools in good working condition. Tools may be used in programs, distributed to partner organizations, or sold to raise funds for educational programming.