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Reuse/Recycle Resources

New York City

Zero Waste – NYC Dept. of Sanitation Reduce/Reuse/Recycle Information

Freecycle New York City – gifting network

Craigslist.org New York Free Section – gifting network

Lower East Side Ecology Center – composting and computer recycling

Per Scholas – computer reusing and recycling

Big Reuse – low cost salvage surplus building materials
13-17 26th Avenue in Astoria, Queens
69 9th Street Gowanus, Brooklyn

Long Island, NY

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 locations in the US

Connecticut

www.JunkHaulers.com – 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

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

A Kid’s Guide to Reducing, Reusing & Recycling Waste

Tabitha wrote to us to say:
“My Girl Scout Troop and myself wanted to say thank you for your page, freegan.info/freegan-directories/reuserecycle!  My troop found your resources to be so helpful while they are working very hard on earning their Go Green badges!  The girls would like to suggest another page, as a thank you for being such a big help: homeadvisor.com/r/reduce-reuse-recycle-for-kids. They thought that other people (and possibly other Girl Scout Troops) would find it as helpful as they did!”

We appreciate their feedback and we hope kids and adults find their suggested resource as helpful as they did:
A Kid’s Guide to Reducing, Reusing & Recycling Waste