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Reuse if in good condition:

  • Donate to charitable organizations, doctors’ offices or seniors residences
  • Hold a garage sale
  • Sell through consignment shops, booksellers or classified ads
  • Post on an exchange website (Wellington.Reuses.com)
  • Take to a County Reuse Centre

If in poor condition, recycle as a Paper Product via the County Blue Box Programme. Remember to remove hard covers and place these in the garbage.

Choose from the option(s) below for more information.


Disposal Options

County Blue Box Programme - Paper Products
Service provided at no charge.

Phone:

http://www.wellington.ca/en/residentservices/blueboxmaterials.asp

County Reuse Centres
Provide a last chance to give a second life to items that would otherwise be landfilled. Fees apply to drop off items. No charge to take items. No charge to use the Bulky Item Posting Board.

Phone:

http://www.wellington.ca/en/residentservices/reusecentres.asp

East Wellington Community Services - clothes & books
Donate gently-used up-to-date clothing at three retail locations (Erin, Hillsburgh and Rockwood). Donate books to Bookends in Erin. See website for addresses and hours. Info Erin: 519-833-9696. Info Rockwood: 519-856-2113.

Phone:

http://www.eastwellingtoncommunityservices.com/foodbanks.html

Elora Festival Book Sale
Accepts gently used books, cds, dvds, vinyl records, etc. Please visit the website for a full list of acceptable and unacceptable items.

Phone: 519.846.0331
info@elorafestival.com
http://elora.info/events/elora-festival-annual-fundraiser-booksale/

Fergus and Arthur Opportunity Shops
Accepts clothing, footwear, jewellery, books, craft items, linen, toys, housewares and small appliances. See website for addresses, hours and a list of unacceptable items.

Phone:

http://gmch.ca/index.php/donations/op-shops

How Do I Recycle This?
A website with over 900 items and over 14,000 suggestions on how to reuse them in creative ways

Phone:

http://www.recyclethis.co.uk/