The City of Auburn encourages citizens to reuse items when at all possible to reduce waste and keep unnecessary items out of our landfills. Below is a list of locations in and around Auburn that accept useable items.
Note: Always call for details and to verify site locations. (Located in Auburn unless otherwise noted)
|Auburn Valley Humane Society||1123 E Main St (Old Peckenpaugh Drugs)||253-249-7849||No broken, dirty or non-working items.|
|Auburn Youth Center
(Street Outreach Team)
|1000 Auburn Way S.||253-939-2202||Clean clothing, blankets, sleeping bags, hygiene items (travel size) and cell phones.|
|1519 Auburn Way S||253-939-1627|
|Saint Vincent de Paul|
|926 Auburn Way N.
|Clothing||717 Auburn Way N.||253-833-0400|
|800-958-7825||Household items and clothing|
Auburn Drop Boxes (PDF)
Bonney Lake Drop Boxes (PDF)
|253-833-5828||Put new & used textiles in clean plastic bags|
|Big Brothers Big Sisters www.bbbsps.org||Fred Meyer Parking Lot||877-700-2447|
Household Building Materials Locations:
|Second Use Building Materials Inc. or email Second Use||3223 - 6th AVE S,
|206-763-6929||Products and services at a discount|
|Ballard Reuse||1440 NW 52nd ST,
|206-297-9119||Products at a discount|
- King County EcoConsumer: Learn more tools and resources to help you reduce your environmental impact, and often save money and save time as well.
Damaged clothes and linens aren’t garbage anymore. Up to 95 percent of the clothes, shoes, and linens thrown in the garbage could have been reused or recycled*. Local organizations want all your clothes, shoes, and linens for reuse or recycling – even damaged goods – in any condition except wet.
Car Donations: Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington through the non-profit Wheels for Wishes.
- 2Good2Toss- Product exchange
- freecycle- Product exchange
- swap- Product exchange
- seattle.craigslist- Products for sale - usually at a discount
Swaps - Dust off those books, DVDs, CDs and video games you're not going to read, watch, listen to or play again. Instead of spending money to buy new, visit swap websites where you can exchange your items for others you've been wanting. You'll only pay for postage.
Reuse - Reuse Alliance is a national 501(c)3 nonprofit that is working to increase awareness of reuse by educating the public about its social, environmental and economic benefits.
If you would like more information on donating or recycling, please contact the City of Auburn Customer Care Specialist at 253-931-3047 or via email.