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Ready to Let Go - Consign, Recycle & Donate

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Item
 Suggestion
Appliances
Goodwill and 
Habitat Restore accept working appliances
Arts & Crafts Supplies
Madonna Place in Norwich
Athletic shoes
Nike Reuse a Shoe Program or 
Nike Factory Store in Clinton accepts for recycle.
Backpacks 
Batteries - used
Recycle at your local Staples
Bicycles
Bike Share Mystic Program. 
Bikes for Kids right here in SECT.
Blankets, towels, linens 
Donate to the Humane Society
Boat / Marine Supplies
Marine Consignment of Mystic
Books 
Book Barn in Niantic 
Donate to your local library 
Drop into Got Books containers. (see Textbooks below)
Building materials, small appliances, etc.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Business clothing - women
The Alliance of Career Development (closest location is Massachusetts). 
Drop off at the Montville Social Services Building. 
Business clothing - men
Men's Warehouse National Suit Drive (typically July each year). 
Drop off at the Montville Social Services Building. 
Car
Donate to Make a Wish Foundation through Donate Cars 4 Wishes 
Cardboard tubes, plastic tubs, etc.   
Donate to your local elementary school art teacher
Carpets
Cell Phones
Hope Phones recycles & provides them to health care workers in developing nations 
Clothing
Donate seasonal clothing for men, women, and children to Madonna Place in Norwich. 
Clothing - consignment  for children
Twice is Nice in Mystic
Clothing - consignment  for Women
Children's items
Newborns in Need
Send 'like new' blankets, books, stuffed animals to Project Night Night for children in homeless shelters
Crayons and Coloring Books
Coats
Coat Hangers 
Return them to your nearest dry cleaners
Designer Clothes 
Go to Refashioner to trade your designer castoffs for someone else's.
DVDs and Play stations
Diapers (adult briefs and incontinence products)
Electronics
Everything
Eyeglasses
Drop in your local Lions Club eyeglass recycling  box.
Most Optician offices also have a recycle box.
Flag
For repurposing, the Boys Scouts will take them. 
To have burned appropriately, see your local Fire Department.
Formal dresses
Princess and the Prom program provides free prom dresses to teen girls. Drop off at closest Best Cleaners.
Household furnishings
Simply Sharing in Essex provides to neighbors in need
Household items and used clothing
Madonna PlaceSalvation Army or Goodwill
Contact Salvation Army to see if they pickup in  your area  (800-728-7825).
Medical Supplies
Find a Network of Care location near you. 
Charlies Closet in Guilford. 
Musical Instruments 
Check with your local elementary and middle school band teachers or music school.
Packing peanuts & packaging materials
Your local shipping store
Prescription drugs
Your local police department may have a drop off bin. 
New London and Waterford Police currently offer this service. 
Printer 
cartridges - used
Recycle at your local Staples
School Supplies
Alliance for Living in New London 
Shoes
Recycle with Soles 4 Souls (see also Athletic Shoes above)
Sports gear
Drop off uniforms, cleats, shin guards, etc. at the Montville Social Services Building.
Stuffed animals
Textbooks
Wedding Dresses 
Women's gowns, dresses, costume jewelry & shoes
Drop off at Montville Social Services Office for High School students that cannot afford homecoming or prom attire.