What Items Can I Donate?

Thanks for your interest in donating! You can view a brief list of things we're not able to accept for donation, then check the guidelines for the types of items you're interested in donating. If you're still not sure if we can take your donation items you can call us at 303-421-5300.

Some Items We Can't Take

Mattresses & Box Springs,
TVs & Electronics,
Exercise Equipment,
All Outdoor Play Equipment,
Clothing,
Toys,
Linens,
Soft Goods,
Countertops,
Hazardous Materials (Chemicals, Grout, Mortar, etc.),
Paint & Stain,
Shutters,
Unframed Glass/Mirrors,
Water Softeners,
Ceiling Tiles,
Ladders,
Cement Roof Tiles,
Sub Zero (Counter Depth/Top Compressor) Refrigerators,
Sleeper Sofas,
Metal Filing Cabinets,
Entertainment Centers,
Pianos/Organs,
Used Wood Fencing,
Any Item in Non-Saleable Condition

Guidelines For Donation Items We Can Take

Click the categories below to see guidelines. Please note that the list below is for donation items dropped off at a ReStore location. Items eligible for pick up may differ slightly. All dropped off donation items must be approved by the store staff at our donation docks. For a printable version of this information, click here. 

Appliances

Cooktops, Stoves, Ovens, Dishwashers, Dryers, Microwaves, Refrigerators, Washers
•   Must be in full working order, clean, and less than 15 years old.
•   Non-working and older appliances may be dropped off at the Denver, Aurora, Wheat Ridge, or Littleton ReStores for recycling.

Cabinets

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

Flooring

Tile, Carpeting, Rugs, Hardwood, Laminate, Vinyl, Granite, Marble
•  All flooring: minimum donation is 100sq ft. The only exception is tile smaller than 12”x12” which can be 50sq ft. or more.  
•  All flooring should be boxed or bundled.  Original packaging preferred.  
•  Tile: must be unused. 
•  Carpeting and area rugs: must be NEW
•  Hardwood/Laminate: new or used with no glue or nails

Furniture

In good, resalable condition (no rips, stains, or pet hair)
•  No office furniture.  *Household desks 4’ across or smaller and bookcases excepted. 
•  No baby furniture 
•  No incomplete bed frames and waterbed frames not accepted 

 

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. 

Insulation

Must be new and bagged

Landscaping

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

 

Lumber & Trim

Minimum of 6’ long with no nails or paint

Mirrors

Must be framed

Plumbing

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”). Can be jetted/Jacuzzi if standard size.
•  No cast iron tubs or kitchen sinks 

 

Roofing

Minimum of 1 bundle in packaging

Sheet Goods (Plywood, OSB, Drywall etc.)

Minimum ½ sheet (4’x4’)

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.
•  Blinds must be wood or faux wood
•  Windows must be vinyl, double-pane, and under 6’x6’ (36sq ft.) in size. Windows must be clean and intact (inserts in frame, etc.)•  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.
•  Blinds must be wood or faux wood
•  Windows must be vinyl, double-pane, and under 6’x6’ (36sq ft.) in size. Windows must be clean and intact (inserts in frame, etc.)