Reuse and Donations to Charities
Check Out www.freecycle.org where you can give away or find free items and ideas about reuse.
When throwing out reusable items, consider a donation to the many charities in Waltham who reuse or sell used articles.Charitable organizations in Waltham take donations of clothing, furniture, household items, etc. Many of these organizations offer a tax credit. If donation is not an option, please check our alternative recycling and trash disposal list to see if you are following proper disposal protocol. If you have any questions about what can and cannot be put in the trash you can contact the Recycling Department at 781-314-3390.
Drop off /
|Big Brother, Big Sister
Clothes, small household items
Call for Pick Up
|Battered Women’s Shelter
Toys, magazines, linens, cleaning supplies
Toiletries, blankets, some furniture
Clothes, Blankets, Mattresses
Shoes, sneakers, T. V’s, furniture
Christ Church, 750 Main St., Waltham Ma (Hours for Drop Off Tues-Thurs 10:00am-2:00pm
Accept donations of diapers, baby food, cereal, formula and gently used baby clothes and blankets. All of the items for donation should be geared to infants and toddler age children
Epilepsy Foundation Clothing, media, housewares, shoes, bed & bath items, small appliances & electronics (no televisions), furniture, toys, games, tools, draperies, curtains. FREE Pickup.
Books, CD's, DVD, VHS tapes, audio books, and records.
Clothing, household items, furniture, basically anything.
Goodwill Attended Donation Center
1100 Lexington St, Waltham Shopping Plaza area - next to Shaws
8:30-4:30 every day except major holidays: household items, textiles (dry, unsoiled by hazardous waste) gently used or new, ripped or stained okay too. For a full list of acceptable donation items, go to: http://www.goodwillmass.org/donations
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless
Furniture, kitchen and household items
|781-595-7570 x13||pick-up for furniture|
More Than Words
Books, Audio Books, University Publishers
|Multiple Sclerosis Association
Books, Household Goods, Clothing, Shoes, Bed/bath items, Housewares & Glassware, Jewlery, Toys-Games-Bikes, Small Electronics, CDs/DVDs/Software
Neighbors Who Care Thrift Shop
709 Main Street, Waltham (Parking in Rear)
Donate or buy gently used clothing or small household goods. The Thrift Shop provides funding for a program to match volunteers with seniors who need companionship.
For more info: neighborswhocare.net
Play It Again Sports
Donate or buy quality used sports equipment
For more info: http://www.playitagainsportswaltham.com/
For more info: https://vva.org/donate/
|Building Materials Resource Center
accepts tax deductible donations of
everything from countertops to ceramic tile
Drop off, Roxbury
|Medical Supply Donations|
|New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans||Will take smaller supplies such as crutches, canes, wheelchairs, etc
|Pine Street Inn Nurses Clinic||617-521-7214|
|American Medical Resource||Located in Brockton: 508-580-3301|
|IMEC||Located in North Andover: 978-557-5510|
|Try contacting local Councils on Aging or Senior Centers which take donation requests and can hopefully use your supplies|
|More Than Words||781-788-0035|
|Collection Container||Located in Watertown
Super Stop n Shop
700 Pleasant St.
Bicycle/ Bicycle Tires
BIKES NOT BOMBS (BICYCLE RECYCLING CENTER)
(617) 442-0004, 59 Amory Street #103, Roxbury, MA, 02119 firstname.lastname@example.org
Call first. Accepts Wednesday, 6:30-9:30 pm; Saturday 12:00-6:00 pm.
Will accept bicycles or bicycle parts, even if they are not in working condition. They do not accept women's 10-speed.
Waltham Lodge of Elks 953, 101 School St, Waltham MA.
Cell Phones for Soldiers Program
Ring bell at door off parking lot 10 AM-6 PM
The following businesses will take gently used glasses.
Welch Optics 290 Moody St, Waltham 781-894-2127
Costco Optical 71 Second Ave, Waltham 781-622-3897
Waltham Vision Care 381 Moody St. Waltham 781-894-1094
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