Before you throw out unwanted items, consider these options to reuse and donate them.
Check out Hennepin County’s “Choose to Reuse” directory to learn more about businesses that buy, sell, repair, rent, share or accept donations of unwanted items.
Consider listing reusable items with the Twin Cities Free Market, a free online program that connects residents in Hennepin, Carver, Ramsey and Washington Counties to exchange goods for free in an attempt to reduce waste and reuse items.
Consider donating unwanted items to a charitable organization. Some local organizations that accept clothing and household goods are listed below.
ARC’s Value Village Thrift Store and Donation Center
2751 Winnetka Ave., New Hope
Bethesda Thrift Shop
4749 County Road 101, Minnetonka (located in the Westwind Shopping Center)
13820 Wayzata , Minnetonka
Pickup route info: 612-332-5585
Vehicles for Vets MN
Vietnam Vets Pickup Route
Please note: This is not a comprehensive list.