Podcast: Play in new window. All thrift stores require a little patience and strategy but the Goodwill Outlet calls for a little extra elbow grease. You can find some serious gems digging through the bins. So where do you find them and how do you shop them? Read our tips below, tune into the podcast and watch how I shop the bins on my Instagram highlights. The Goodwill Akron Outlet is located at E.
Donating to Goodwill is free and easy. Bring your items to any of our convenient locations during regular business hours.
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Oh, and did we mention donations are tax deductible? Consult with your area Goodwill store if you have questions about a potential donation. Many communities also offer alternative recycling resources for many of the items we cannot accept like the Solid Waste Agency. Many local landfills have recycling programs for household hazardous waste. Police departments can provide information on safe disposal of weapons and ammunition.
Habitat for Humanity re-sale stores may accept your building materials and plumbing fixtures. If you discover that you have made a donation in error, please contact the location where the donation was made within 24 hours of the donation date.
You will need to provide a detailed description of the item s and you may be asked to provide your donation receipt as verification. Please note that some donations may be processed for sale the same day that they are received.
We are unable to recover sold items. When you donate to Goodwill, you create jobs for people who might not otherwise be able to find work.
Accessories: Shoes, belts, scarves, jewelry Antiques and collectibles: Specialty items can be offered through our online auction site, Shopgoodwill. Artificial Christmas Trees Clothing: All sizes, styles, and conditions. Clothing not suitable for resale can be recycled.
Goodwill accepts the following items
Computers: Bring computers and computer-related peripherals to any Goodwill store or donation bin. Newer computers and laptops that are in good working order may be re-sold in our Iowa City store.
for more information about computer donations. Non-working computers and monitors will be accepted and recycled. There is no fee to drop off those items at Goodwill.
This includes alarm clocks, radios, stereo equipment, etc. Toys: Stuffed animals, dolls, games, puzzles. Any item needing repair, except computers Ammunition, weapons, including replicas Automotive parts, including tires, batteries, motors Baby gear, including furniture, car seats, strollers, high chairs, etc.
Goodwill does not accept these items
Box springs and mattresses Bowling balls Building materials: glass, doors, window frames, scrap lumber, metal, etc. Exercise Equipment Fireworks Hazardous materials, including liquid cleaners, paints, detergents, fertilizers, weed killers, chemicals, motor oil, etc. Helmets bicycle, motorcycle, etc. Accidental Donations If you discover that you have made a donation in error, please contact the location where the donation was made within 24 hours of the donation date.
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