Unacceptable Items

The ReCONNstruction Center has put a moratorium on donations of windows with single glazing, bathroom sinks, wooden windows, and shutters.

In addition, we CANNOT accept the following items:

  • Appliances (greater than 7 years old)
  • Used carpet (Unless exceptional in condition or quality)
  • Commercial 200-volt electric items
  • Loose glass, mirrors
  • Fluorescent bulbs
  • Hazardous materials
  • Damaged goods, broken items
  • Lawn Furniture, grills, beach chairs, umbrellas
  • Upholstered Furniture, mattresses, most furniture, couch, tables, chairs, stools, sofa, china cabinet, entertainment center, computer desks
  • Oil-based paint and stain (some exceptions), spray paint
  • PVC piping, pipe fittings
  • Shower doors and enclosures
  • Toilets, bath tubs, shower enclosures, jacuzzi, hot tub
  • Exercise equipment, sports equipment
  • Window blinds and shades
  • Electrical, tv, computers, printers, VCR, DVD, stereos
  • Housewares, small kitchen appliances.

See information about acceptable items.