Donate materials

When you donate to The RE Store, you’re donating to a local non-profit and keeping materials out of the landfill.

Retail Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday; 11am – 6pm

Donation Hours:
Tuesday – Saturday; 11am – 5pm

Donation Location:
2309 Meridian St.
Bellingham, WA 98225

Questions? Give us a call:
(360) 647-5921

Donating is easy! Here’s how it works:

Donations are accepted Tuesday-Saturday; 11am – 5 pm at 2309 Meridian St. Bellingham, WA 98225. Can’t drop off at the store? We offer free pickups for select, quality items. Get in touch. We’ll work with you to determine if our community could benefit from your materials

Your donations are assessed by our staff. We are looking for quality, clean, materials that can be repaired for a lifetime. For guidance, view our accept/don’t accept lists below. Not sure if we take it? Call us at (360) 647-5921. All donations are subject to approval on-site.

For your donation, you will receive an in-store credit for 25% of the resale value of your donated items, or a tax receipt. You just diverted waste from the landfill and donated to a local non-profit. Nice work!

What we accept

  • Doors & door hardware
  • Solid wood furniture
  • Cabinet sets & hardware
  • Lumber & trim over 4 feet
  • Solid wood flooring
  • Full boxes of laminate flooring
  • File cabinets
  • Lighting
  • Plywood & sheet-goods, 1/2 sheet or larger
  • Vinyl, wood, and thermal pane windows under 4’x4′
  • Tools
  • Usable bath & plumbing fixtures
  • New kitchen faucets (in packaging)
  • Unpainted and usable electrical parts
  • Uninstalled carpet, rug, tile & vinyl
  • Usable stone & formica countertop
  • Usable hardware & fasteners
  • Bricks, pavers & stone
  • Shelving
  • Interior and exterior paint, stain, sealers and varnishes. 
  • Siding & fencing
  • Glass & mirrors under 4’x4′ without chips or adhesive backing
  • Roofing, flashing & gutters

Not sure if we take it?

Call us at (360) 647-5921. All donations are subject to approval on site.

What we don't accept

  • Upholstered furniture
  • Wooden & vinyl mini-blinds with hardware
  • Ceiling fans
  • Damaged pressboard furniture
  • Lumber & trim under 4 foot
  • Shower Doors
  • Installed carpet or tile
  • Damaged windows
  • Fiberglass insulation
  • Fluorescent Lights & Fixtures
  • Office partitions
  • Extra large desks
  • Appliances or electronics
  • Non-opening windows larger than 3’x3′
  • 200+ volt lighting fixtures
  • Mattresses
  • Ladders
  • Rusty or mixed hardware
  • Paint thinners, mineral spirits, solvents, spray paint
  • Propane tanks or containers
  • Non-starting gas powered equipment
  • Combustibles
  • Items with signs of mildew, rodent contaminants, rot or insect damage, water or moisture damage, too-thick paint, peeling paint, or items at the end of their useful life & integrity

Not sure if we take it?

Call us at (360) 647-5921. All donations are subject to approval on site.

While we want to keep as much as we can out of the landfill, some items cannot be recycled. If you have a donation that we can’t accept, check out Whatcom County’s Waste Wise Tool to see where you can recycle your item.

 

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