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Other Resources for Creative Reuse

CCRx Haves + Needs Facebook group 
Join our Haves + Needs Facebook group to connect directly for things you have or need.  

Recycle by City provides an overview per the City of Chicago


Business Furniture + Equipment 

  • Rheaply is a free nationwide marketplace for B2B surplus

Surplus clothing + goods

Clothing + Household Goods 

Household furniture, mattresses, decor, housewares


Art supplies 


Building Materials /  Home Renovation



  • ABT will take in your old household appliances or electronics with the following fees:

    • Small appliances & electronics: Free
    • Tube TVs 27 Inches and Smaller: $25

    • Tube TVs 32 Inches and Larger: $50

    • Flat Panel TVs 32 Inches and Smaller: $20

    • Flat Panel TV 33 Inches and Larger: $35

    • Projection TVs: $75

    • Large quantities of computers/electronics: $0.40 per lb.

    • Wood pallets

    • Cardboard and Paper

    • Plastic (industrial wrap only)

    • Styrofoam (white only, food containers excluded)


Junk Removal

  • The Honest Junk Company  This 501c3 nonprofit partners with many Chicago charities, including the Chicago Furniture Bank.

Pet products



Repair of Tools, Clothing + Appliances 


School Supplies for individual children

Industrial Surplus

Textbooks, School Supplies, Books, Vinyl Records

Other Resources include:

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