Don’t Toss It!
When cleaning out closets, attics, and basements, consider giving your items to these organizations as an alternative to the town dump.
■ Clothing and Furniture
Salvation Army and Goodwill accept your new or gently used items—clothing, appliances, and furniture—and sell them in their retail stores. Furniture Sharehouse will pick your furniture up, then redistribute to clients referred by area social-service organizations.
380 Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford
(914) 347-4376; 440 S Riverside Ave, Croton-on-Hudson (914) 827-9311
1 West Ave, Larchmont
■ Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops
From fixtures to furniture, cabinetry to countertops, Green Demolitions accepts donations from those looking to renovate or demolish their homes. They even pick up most donations, eliminating hefty disposal costs.
19 Willard Rd, Norwalk, CT
■ (Almost) Everything Else
These resale shops take artwork, bedding, bric-a-brac, china, crystal, glassware, kitchen items, working appliances, clothing, furniture, housewares, toys, small furniture pieces, decorative items, accessories, and bedding—so long as they are clean, in current fashion, and in good condition.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop
400 King St, Chappaqua
149 Larchmont Ave, Larchmont
New Rochelle Humane Society Thrift Shop
313 North Ave, New Rochelle