Reuse/Recycle Resources

New York City

NYCWasteLe$$ – recycling info.

Freecycle New York City – gifting network. New York Free Section – gifting network.

Lower East Side Ecology Center – composting and computer recycling.

Per Scholas – computer reusing and recycling.

Build It Green! New York City – low cost salvage surplus building materials. 13-17 26th Avenue in Astoria, Queens.

Long Island, NY

Material Resource Center (MRC) – 2111 Lakeland Avenue, Unit 3, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Accepts donations from companies and businesses only, for resale or repurposing, primarily to educators, artists, & crafters.

ReStore (Retail unit for Habitat for Humanity), 2111 Lakeland Avenue, Unit 2, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
Next door to MRC, ReStore accepts donation of building/construction materials for resale at almost wholesale prices. The store supports the Habitat for Humanity building program.

Here is a directory of all Habitat for Humanity ReStore the US.

Connecticut – Emailed us in November ’07 to offer to “supply your fellow Freegans with as much free stuff as you want. ”

Reno, NV

Reno Free Market – From the organizers, in summer of ’07: “We have been running a free market in the Reno area for several months now. We’re working on getting one of those real websites…”

Fort Collins, CO

Hammer Time is a community center home to various radical projects, including the Free Store, where you can drop off things you don’t want and take anything you do. Find us at 1000 E Laurel.
Resource , 1501 N College, is an excellent place to donate and purchase construction materials, furniture, lighting fixtures and electrical and plumbing supplies.

ReStore  (Retail unit for Habitat for Humanity), 4001 S Taft.