What Items Can I Donate?

We are currently operating our pickup services in a limited capacity. To learn when we'll be in your area and for scheduling, call 303-421-5300, or schedule your pickup online.

Thanks for your interest in donating! Before selecting the buttons below, please review which items we can and cannot accept. If you're still not sure if we can take your donation items, call us at 303-421-5300.

Donation Items We Can Take

Please see new safety guidelines for drop-off donations.

  • The list below is for donation items dropped off at a ReStore location. Items eligible for pick up (which is currently on hold) may differ slightly.
  • All dropped-off donation items must be approved by the store staff at our donation docks.
  • See a printable list of items we accept.

Cooktops, Stoves, Ovens, Dishwashers, Dryers, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Washers

To offset costs we incur for recycling metals including items containing Freon—we will charge a $20 handling fee for each donated appliance, working or not, that may contain Freon.


Sets, Singles, Vanities

  • Must be complete with all doors and drawers attached, no nails or screws sticking out; no cabinet parts (e.g. doors, drawers, etc.)
  • If painted: must be factory-quality paint/primed

We accept sets of dishes, ideally packaged to prevent damage.


Tile, Carpeting, Rugs, Hardwood, Laminate, Vinyl, Granite, Marble

  • All flooring:
    • The minimum donation is 100 square feet. The only exception is tile smaller than 12"x12", which can be 50 square feet or more.
    • Should be boxed or bundled. Original packaging is preferred.
    • We do not accept items for recycling.
  • Tile:
    • Must be unused.
  • Carpeting and area rugs:
    • Must be NEW.
  • Hardwood/Laminate:
    • Must be new

In good, resalable condition (no rips, stains, pet hair, or floral/paisley patterns)

  • No office furniture (*Household desks 4' across or smaller and bookcases excepted)
  • No baby furniture
  • No incomplete bed frames
  • Waterbed frames not accepted

For pickup donations, please note we cannot accept the following:

  • Armoires
  • Bed frames
  • Entertainment centers or TV cabinets
  • Two-piece china hutches

Thank you for your understanding.

Heating & Cooling

AC, Furnaces, Hot Water Heaters, Swamp Coolers, Fans

  • Furnaces, ACs, and hot water heaters must be in good working order and less than 10 years old.

To offset costs we incur for recycling metals including items containing Freon—we charge a $20 handling fee for each donated appliance, working or not, that may contain Freon.


Must be new and bagged


Brick, Stone, cinderblock, lawn-care tools, slate, cultured stone, fencing

  • Bricks, stone, and cinderblock must be palletized for pick up
  • Must be clean of mortar
  • No used wood fencing accepted
Lighting & Electrical

Lamps, Chandeliers, Ceiling Fans, Breakers, Conduits, Connectors, Fuses, Junction Boxes, etc.

  • No fluorescent bulbs or fixtures, and no track lighting
  • All lightbulbs must be new and in original packaging
Lumber & Trim

Minimum of 6’ long with no nails or paint


Must be framed


Bathtubs, Sinks, Faucets, Toilets, Bathroom Accessories, Shower Pans

  • Spotless/like new toilets must be 1.6 GPF or less. Must be complete and assembled with no wax ring. No used unattached toilet seats.
  • Bathtubs must be standard size (30”x60”) and metal (no fiberglass). Can be jetted/jacuzzi if standard size.
  • No cast iron tubs or kitchen sinks

Minimum of 1 bundle in packaging

Sheet Goods (Plywood, OSB, Drywall, etc.)

Minimum ½ sheet (4’x4’)

  • Hand tools, power tools, bench tools
    • Must be complete, in good condition and in full working order
    • Please verify with stores directly for any especially large tools
    • Ladders must be metal/aluminum (no wood)
Windows & Doors
  • No flat-panel doors, shower doors, mirrored closet doors, or oversized doors (standard size is 80” tall)
  • If painted, must be factory-painted/factory-quality paint/primed
  • Patio/Sliding Glass doors must be vinyl clad only.
  • Windows must be vinyl, double-pane, and under 6’x6’ (36sq ft.) in size. Windows must be clean and intact (inserts in frame, etc.)

Some Items We Can't Take

  • Mattresses and Box Springs
  • Exercise Equipment
  • All Outdoor Play Equipment
  • Clothing
  • Toys
  • Books
  • Blinds
  • 2-piece Hutches
  • Linens
  • Soft Goods
  • Countertops
  • Hazardous Materials (Chemicals, Grout, Mortar, etc.)
  • Radial Arm Saws
  • Unframed Glass/Mirrors
  • Water Softeners
  • Ceiling Tiles
  • Cement Roof Tiles
  • Sub Zero (Counter Depth/Top Compressor) Refrigerators
  • Futons/Sleeper Sofas
  • Entertainment Centers
  • Pianos/Organs
  • Used Wood Fencing
  • Garage Doors or Garage Door Openers
  • Any Item in Non-Saleable Condition