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Recycling Resources

National Services:

  • Recycling for Charities is an organization with the goal of ridding the environment of e-waste by recycling wireless products. Each item received is recycled properly and a value donation is given to the charity of the donor’s choice


  • Matches PCs to needed charities


  • Recycle computers


  • Wealth of information on what items can be recycled and how


  • Accepts used greetings cards year round

Best Buy

  • Batteries, computers, electronics

Home Depot

  • CFL Bulb recycling

Hazardous materials:
Hazardous waste – brgov.com/recycle
Medication – disposemymeds.com

Consignment/Resale Shops
The Refinery

  • Children’s clothing, toys, movies, baby equipment

Once Upon a Child

  • Children’s clothing, danceware, costumes, shoes, toys, books, movies, baby gear


  • Sell upscale shoes, purses, and accessories


  • Sell upscale shoes, purses, and accessories
Donation Resources

Local Pick-up Services:

Vietnam Veterans of America

  • Clothing, baby items, housewares, home décor, bedding, books, toys, and jewelry

Local Donation Sites:

Habitat Restore

  • Household items and building supplies

Catholic Charities

  • Baby items: baby beds and mattresses, baby bed linens, pack ‘n plays, diapers, wipes,
    formula, changing tables, baby clothes, hooded baby towels and baby washcloths
  • Furniture: dinning/kitchen table and chairs, new or gently used twin or full mattress, box
    spring and frame, dresser/chest of drawers (6-9 drawers)
  • Household items: organizational bins, luggage, new or gently used blankets and sheets
    for full and twin mattress, new standard size pillows and pillow cases, alarm clock, bath-
    room waste baskets
  • Kitchen Items: flatware, cooking utensils
  • Cleaning supplies: brooms, mops, buckets, 13 gallon kitchen trash can and bags
  • Appliances: microwaves, can openers, toasters
  • Gift cards

Friends of the LSU Libraries Book Barn at 3355 River Road
Books, CDs, DVDs and vinyl record albums

Dress for Success

  • Accepts new or nearly-new coordinated, contemporary, interview-appropriate skirt and pant suits, blouses, blazers and jackets
  • Professional shoes
  • Practical and professional handbags and briefcases
  • Coats for all seasons

Connections for Life

  • Sheets and blankets, clothing, household items
  • Baby items and toys
  • Fingernail polish (can be used), toiletries (can be used), and jewelry
  • Newspaper bags and food

IRIS Domestic Violence Center 

  • Canned goods and paper towels
  • Baby items, school uniforms, and school supplies
  • Suitcases
  • Household items: cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, dishes, paper towels, toiletries, towels, twin sheets, and furniture
  • Does not accept clothes

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