Acceptable Items to Donate to the ReStore
Restore ACCEPTABLE NOT ACCEPTABLE
APPLIANCES Less than 7 years old in good working condition (complete with all parts), dishwashers must be new and uninstalled
Used dishwashers, any appliances older than 7 years
BLINDS

Window blinds in good condition

Vertical blinds, metal mini blinds, curtains

BUILDING MATERIALS New or used wood products with a minimum size requirement (please call 619-516-5267 to inquire) new nails, screws, fasteners
Lumber with nails or screws
CABINETS Good condition with all doors,drawers, and shelving attached; New cabinet kits Cabinet doors or faces (discretionary); water damaged cabinets
CARPET New carpet in excellent condition in room-sized rolls (10x10 minimum)
Used carpet or smaller remnants; padding
CLOSET DOORS Mirrored or wood veneer only
Slab or flat panel doors
CLOTHING/BEDDING/THRIFT ITEMS -Not Accepted- -Not Accepted-
COUNTERTOPS Formica countertops in new or like-new condition; Granite/marble countertops in large sections

Cultured marble vanity tops

DOORS Raised panel interior doors; Exterior/Patio doors; Dual pane sliding glass doors (vinyl framed);  Architectural or antique doors; Steel commercial/Fire doors/Security doors; maximum height 80"; shower doors with no aluminum frame
Slab or flat panel doors -closet or interior 8-foot doors; Commercial doors
ELECTRICAL New switches, sockets, fittings, etc. Used switches, switchplates, outlets, etc.
ELECTRONICS/E-WASTE Televisions (limited - at discretion of staff)
Computers, Monitors, Stereos, Telephones,
FENCING Rust-free chain link fence, tube steel, wire, wood, iron, and vinyl
Rusted or damaged fencing
FLOORING Laminate flooring in original packaging in quantities larger than 100 sq.ft. ; Vinyl flooring in new condition larger than 100 sq.ft.; Hardwood flooring Used or unpackaged flooring
FURNITURE Wood furniture including desks, tables, chairs, etc.; Upholstered furniture in new or like-new condition
Stained or broken furniture; Furniture that has tears or rips
GARAGE DOORS/OPENERS -Not Accepted-
-Not Accepted-
HEATERS/FURNACES -Not Accepted-
-Not Accepted-
LANDSCAPE ITEMS Plants in containers; New sprinkler system parts; Blocks, bricks, edgers and pavers (drop-off only -- no pickup available) Used sprinkler system parts
LIGHTING Lighting in new or excellent condition Fluorescent light bulbs and fixtures
MOLDING New molding in clean, uncut condition
Used molding
PAINT (& OTHER CHEMICALS) Unopened paint

We can recycle old/used paint (please call 619-516-5267 to inquire)

PLUMBING Low-flow toilets (1.28gpf); Bathtubs in new or good condition; Clawfoot tubs;
Shower stalls; Shower pans; Kitchen and Bathroom sinks in good condition;
Pipes/plumbing supplies in new condition only
Cultured marble vanity tops w/o vanity; Any toilets that are not low-flow; Used pipes/plumbing supplies; faucets
SHEET METAL Minimum size requirement of 2' x 2'
Rusted or damaged
TILE Wall tiles in original packaging; Floor tiles in original packaging and quantities over 100 sq.ft.; Architectural or glass tile; glass bricks Partial or open packages of tile; Used tile (discretionary)
TOOLS Hand tools and power tools in good working condition Incomplete or in need of repair
WINDOWS Dual pane vinyl windows; architectural or antique windows; Screens in new/excellent condition; Shutters in new/excellent condition Single-pane windows;
aluminum or wood-framed windows
GENERAL All items should be in good, clean, working condition (no need for repair), with no visible rust, mold or mildew Items may be deemed unacceptable at the discretion of the ReStore staff.

If your items are not on the list above, please call 619-516-5267 for information. 

If your items are not on our acceptable list but are recyclable, please contact:

I LOVE A CLEAN SAN DIEGO
1-800-237-2583 INCORPORATED AREAS
1-877-713-2784 UNINCORPORATED AREAS
www.WasteFreeSD.org