Reduce-Reuse-Recycle isn't just a motto, it's a hierarchy. Here are easy ways you can focus on the second "R" - Reuse. Reusing things keeps you from buying new products, which saves you money and is good for the environment.

Reuse Ideas for Home Improvement

Buy It Used

Purchasing gently used clothing, books and home goods is an easy way to help the environment and save you money. Here are a few places to buy it used:

Arts & Crafts Materials


Building Supplies & Hardware


Clothing & Household Goods



Sporting Goods

Drop It Off

Whether you donate or consign, there are a number of shops that will resell your unwanted items.

Other Resources for Reuse