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Reduce and Reuse Options

There are a number of organizations in Waterloo Region that accept gently used items, or otherwise help divert waste from the landfill.

You can visit their websites below for services available. Please note that we are providing this list for information only; the Region of Waterloo does not recommend, endorse or guarantee the services of any organization listed.

To have your organization added to this list, please email us.

Antiques

Green Spot Antiques

J.C. Miller Antiques

Market Road Antiques

St. Jacobs Antiques Market

Victoria Antiques and Heirlooms

Appliances

Elmira MCC Thrift

Habitat for Humanity Waterloo Region

Junkey Monkey

Kitchener Goodwill Community Store

New Hamburg Thrift

Salvation Army Thrift Store

Thrift on Kent

Worth a Second Look

Batteries

CarQuest Canada

Eco-Tech Inc.

Junkey Monkey

Books and textbooks

A Second Look Books and Movies

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store

Elmira MCC Thrift

Federation of Students (FEDs) Used Book Store

K-W Book Store

Little Free Library

New Hamburg Thrift Centre

Quality Discounts

Value Village Thrift Store North Waterloo

Value Village

Cell phones and electronics

Buy 'n' Sell

City Pawnbrokers

Conestoga Goodwill Donation Centre

CPR Cell Phone Repair

EB Games

Eco-Tech Inc.

Erb Street West Goodwill Donation Centre

Far Out Flicks

Games Exchange

Good Time Games

Henry's

JC Retail

J.R. Controls

King Mobile and Accessories

Kitchener Goodwill Community Store

KW Vintage Games

Little Geeks Foundation

Main Street Pawnbrokers

Microplay

New Hamburg Thrift Centre

Pawn Centre

Peter's Market Games

Playin' Around

Retro Replay

Rona (ThinkRecycle Program)

Second Hand World

The Beat Goes On

Value Village Thrift Store North Waterloo

Clothing

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store

Carousel Clothing: Fashionable Consignment Clothing and Accessories

Elmira MCC Thrift

Fabulous Finds Boutique

Conestoga Goodwill Donation Centre

Erb Street West Goodwill Donation Centre

Kitchener Goodwill Community Store

Luster and Oak Vintage and Consignment Boutique

May Court Shop

Meow Boutique

New Hamburg Thrift Centre

Once Upon a Child, Cambridge

Once Upon a Child, Kitchener

Patina Vintage Consignment Shop

Plato's Closet

Quality Discounts

Recovery Room Shop

Redemption Prison Ministry Thrift Store

Salvation Army Thrift Store

Value Village Thrift Store North Waterloo

StylFrugal: Consignment Boutique

Talize

Thrift on Kent

Tisha's Ultimate Designer Consignment Shop

Twice is Nice and Twice the Man

Uptown Thrift

Value Village

Woolwich Community Services (WCS) Thrift Shop

Worth a Second Look

Composting

Worm Composting Canada

Diapers

Local diaper services

Bear Bottoms

Storky's Diapers

Cloth diapers and other diapering supplies

Ava's Appletree, Natural Parenting Store

Bumble Baby

Caterpillar Baby

Cozybums

Diaper Days

Diapers'n More

Extraordinary Baby Shoppe

Lil' Monkey Cheeks

New and Green Baby Co.

Parenting by Nature

Rearz, the Diaper Authority

Snuggle Bugz

Tadpoles and Butterflies

Wee Love Baby Co.

Do-it-yourself repairs

Repair Café Kitchener (KWArtzLab Maker Space)

Eyeglasses

Conestoga Eye Care

Hakim Optical

LensCrafters, Cambridge Centre

LensCrafters, Conestoga Mall

LensCrafters, Fairview Park Shopping Centre

Pearle Vision (Cambridge Centre)

St. Jacobs Lions Club

Furniture

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store

Bits and Pieces, Furniture and Décor

Conestoga Goodwill Donation Centre

Erb Street West Goodwill Donation Centre

Green Standards

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

J.C. Miller Antiques

Kitchener Goodwill Community Store

New Hamburg Thrift

Next Time Around

Saint Vincent de Paul Value Centre

Salvation Army Thrift Store

Second Hand World

Thrift on Kent

Uptown Thrift

Value Village

Woolwich Community Services (WCS) Thrift Shop

Worth a Second Look

Jewellery

Ben Moss

Buy 'n' Sell

Cambridge's Buy and Sell Inc.

City Pawnbrokers

Gold and Ice Inc.

J C Miller Antiques

JR Watch and Jewellery

Jar Enterprises

JC Retail

John Anthony Jewellers

Kaieteur Gold Jewellery Centre

Kitchener Coin Shop

Main Street Pawnbrokers

MT Jewellers and Goldsmiths Ltd.

New Hamburg Thrift

Northern Cash

Patina Vintage Consignment Shop

Pawn Centre

Sam Crown Jewellers

Second Hand World

Seropian Jewellery

The Cambridge Pawn Shop

The Diamond Outlet

Top Gold Jewellery

Victoria Antiques and Heirlooms

William J Grant Coins and Supls

Junk removal

JustJunk, Cambridge

JustJunk, Elmira

JustJunk, Kitchener

JustJunk, Waterloo

Miscellaneous items (records, tools, instruments)

BG Diamonds and Gold

Colonial Acres Coins

Encore Records

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Long and McQuade

TR Coins and Collectibles

X-Disc-C

Office supplies

New Hamburg Thrift

Redemption Prison Ministry Thrift Store

Scrap metal and auto parts

Autocraft Foreign Cars

Bomet Recycling Inc.

Cambridge Auto Wreckers

Combined Metal Industries (CMI) Inc.

Country Choice Light Trucks Ltd.

Discount Auto Wreckers

Dundee Recycling Ltd.

Earl's Auto Parts Ltd.

Eco-Tech Inc.

Hank's Auto Wreckers

Joseph and Company Inc.

Junkey Monkey

Logel's Auto Parts Limited

Parkway Auto Recyclers

Ron's Garage and Auto Wrecking

Scrap-It

Triple M Metal LP

Woznuk Bros. Limited

Shoe repair

Italian Canadian Shoes and Repairing

Pfeifer S Shoe Repair

Schreiner Shoe Service

Shoe Doctor Quality Shoe Repair

Shoecrafters

The Village Cobbler

Uptown Shoes and Repairs

Sports equipment

Instant Replay Sportszone

New Hamburg Thrift

Phoenix Games and Hobbies

Play It Again Sports

Re-Run Sports

The Bow Shop

The Working Centre, Recycle Cycles

Toys

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store

Conestoga Goodwill Donation Centre

Erb Street West Goodwill Donation Centre

Kitchener Goodwill Community Store

New Hamburg Thrift

Once Upon a Child, Cambridge

Once Upon a Child, Kitchener

Playin' Around

Quality Discounts

Thrift on Kent

Uptown Thrift

Value Village

Value Village Thrift Store North Waterloo

VHS tapes, DVDs and CDs

Bibles for Missions Thrift Store

Far Out Flicks

New Hamburg Thrift

Pawn Centre

Project Get Reel 

The Beat Goes On

Value Village Thrift Store North Waterloo

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