- Trash & Recycling
- Donate & Reuse
Donate & Reuse
Before sending an item to the landfill, please considering donating clothing, household goods and other items that remain in usable condition.
Many organizations and individuals reuse, resell or refurbish items that others consider to be trash or junk. Some provide dropoff locations, while others offer pickup services.
- Goodwill Industries International
- Vietnam Veterans of America
- Society of St. Vincent De Paul
- The Salvation Army
- The Blessing Board
Connects you with charities that will pick up donations for free.
- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh
- Off the Floor Pittsburgh
Accepts basic used furniture
- Wheels for Wishes
- Vehicles for Veterans
- Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
Accepts various materials to be reused for arts, crafts and other creative purposes.
- Construction Junction
Donate building materials and various used and new items.
- Recycling Revolution
Get ideas for practical reuse of common household items that otherwise would be thrown away.
- DIY & Crafts
Peruse 100 ways to repurpose and reuse broken household items.
Online Buy, Sell & Trade
Free, online classifieds to buy, sell, trade or give away items.
- Stuff You Don't Want
Resource list to help keep unwanted items out of the landfill.
- Green Living
A kids' guide to reducing, reusing and recycling waste.
Guide to selling, donating and recycling old clothing.