|Accepted items include:|
We DO NOT Accept
Wood windows, windows with broken glass, storm windows and sashes, scrap roofing materials, used carpet, opened paint, items with lead-based paint, hazardous or toxic materials, blinds, wallpaper, used cleaning supplies, pesticides, pet supplies, cracked: sinks/tubs/toilets, used tile, florescent light fixtures, track lights, lumber with nails or screws in it, can lights, box springs, & mattresses
Monthly Not Accepting List (List changes based on inventory)
Cabinet doors, ceiling fans with missing parts, cabinets with missing parts, shelves, wood that is shorter than 8 feet (no scraps), used shutters, and track or can lights.
The ReStore is now your electronics recycling center! Why add to growing landfills when you can recycle most of your old or non-functioning electronics here! Simply bring these items into the ReStore's donation center and drop them off with our volunteers. We'll take care of the rest!
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Please call us for inquiries about donating other electronics: 414-257-9078 extension 19.
Please note: The ReStore can recycle TVs and Computer Monitors. However, due to changes in State law, we must charge a fee for this service. There is a $10 fee per TV if you bring it to the ReStore. There is a $50 fee per TV if you request a ReStore pick-up.
We DO NOT Accept
Light bulbs, household hazardous materials, non-functioning coffee makers, hair dryers, and other small kitchen appliances.
Please note: You can recycle your TV or Computer Monitor for FREE during one of our Electronics Recycling Drives. Please check our Calendar of Events to find out when the next event will be held. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thanks to our community partner Recycle That, the ReStores can now accept donations of the following materials:
We DO NOT Accept items that are broken, contaminated, not working, or have missing pieces.
Recycle That, LLC, is a for-profit company that provides non-profit organizations with no cost fundraising programs that promote the recycling of clothing, accessories, books, and household goods. Utilizing the ReStore's donation center, donation boxes, and special community events, the ReStore sells the donations to Recycle That to raise money for Habitat's work in the community and to continue the ReStore's mission of keeping usable items out of landfills.
Donation bins can be found at both ReStore locations, the Milwaukee Habitat main office, and numerous locations throughout the city. Please see the Recycle That Donation Map for a complete list.
The ReStore now will recycle old HID lighting for free! Are you remodeling an old warehouse, school, or industrial building? Instead of incurring dumping fees or renting a dumpster to toss out those old HID lights, let the ReStore recycle them and turn it into revenue for Habitat for Humanity. Not only will you be preventing usable materials from ending up in landfills, but you can receive a tax receipt for your donation. It's a win-win! Simply call us at 414-257-9078 and we will arrange for a truck to come and pick up your HID lights at your location. It's that easy!
The ReStore accepts donations prior to one hour before close Tuesday-Saturday.
Thank you for considering donating to the Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity ReStores. Your donations keep recyclable items out of landfills, put reusable and "up-cyclable" items into the hands of other homeowners, and help hardworking families in Milwaukee achieve affordable housing!
Here's the easy three-step process to making a donation today.
Step 1 : If you have new or gently used reusable materials to donate call the ReStore to make sure we will accept your donation at 414-257-9078
Step 2 : During your call we will determine if we are able to accept your donation and schedule a drop off or pick-up time with you. Donations are accepted up to one hour before store close.
Step 3 : If the ReStore is picking up your donated items, please have the items ready for safe and efficient pick up.
Corporate or Business Donations
If you represent a business or corporation that is interested in making an in-kind donation to Milwaukee Habitat or the ReStores, please contact Milwaukee Habitat: 414-562-6100.