Reuse Resources

This resource list has been compiled by Sadie Brown, Solid Waste & Recycling Coordinator for the City of Melrose. This list is not an endorsement of any organization by Sadie or the City, but will hopefully serve to increase reuse, reduce waste and foster greater sense of community in Melrose. Please contact Sadie at recycle@cityofmelrose.org with any additional organizations or resources for this list. Thanks!

ONLINE:

Craigslist

Freecycle

-Facebook Groups:

FREE giveways:

Buy Nothing Melrose/Wakefield, MA

-Everything Is Free Melrose, MA

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Repurpose

Items for SALE:

Melrose MA Yard Sale Group (includes surrounding towns)

Melrose/Saugus Yard Sale

Melrose ONLY Yard Sale Group (must live or work in Melrose)

ORGS THAT WILL PICK UP FROM YOUR HOUSE:

Vietnam Veterans Association

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Boomerangs (picks up furniture w/in 35 minutes of Boston, other items are dropoff only)

Epilepsy Foundation of New England (receives payment from Savers for donations)

OTHER (mainly drop-off):

Savers (Saugus & elsewhere)

-Cradles to Crayons (children’s, dropoff in Medford & elsewhere)

Mission of Deeds (Reading)

Trinity Thrift Shop (Melrose Episcopal Church)

Lynn Shelter Association

-ReStores (Habitat for Humanity):

West Roxbury: http://habitatbostonrestore.org/donate.html

Lowell: http://www.myrestorema.org/donate/

Lawrence: http://www.mvrestore.org/donate/

Apple of My Eye (Franklin St, Melrose; children’s & maternity consignment shop)

Children’s Drop & Shop (giant biannual North Shore consignment event)

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