organizing resources

western washington state  |  south puget sound


GENERAL: enter zip code for nationwide directory of charity free pick-ups directory for rechargeable battery and cell phone free recycling drop-offs general recycling reference

Goodwill pick-up: 253.573.6710 Fill out online form for pickup, no mattresses, takes newer appliances list of what the Puyallup store accepts construction salvage, architectural

Multi Service Center: Tacoma, Kent, Burien, Federal Way 

Kent Priceco: $55 for any pickup, supports life skills training for men in recovery

St. Vincent De Paul: takes newer appliances Tacoma, Enumclaw, Seattle, Bellevue groups- everything free, keeping things from landfill

Buynothing, OfferUp, FB Marketplace

FURNITURE: Tacoma agency supports programs and transitional housing, affiliated with Hope

Furnishings Tacoma, a new/used furniture store


Spring Back Mattress Recycling NW, part of NW Furniture Bank, 253.627.1290, $20 pickup fee, $10

drop-off for used, dry mattresses


1 Green Planet: Renton- anything with a cord, including freon appliances for $30 pick-up/drop-off

e-cycle Washington: tvs, computers, monitors, laptops, tablets, e-readers, portable dvd players

Best Buy & Staples: free recycling for many electronics

Best Buy, Home Depot, Lowe’s: Rechargeable batteries         appliances, automotive, batteries, building materials, hazardous waste, electronics, light bulbs



BUILDING MATERIALS: Tacoma & Seattle locations

CLOTHING: Women’s designer clothes, new or nearly new suits, shoes, handbags, jewelry donated shoes support micro business internationally, DSW drop-off location


Animal shelters: Linens, pillows, blankets

UPS/Fed Ex Store: Clean molded Styrofoam, recycled bubble wrap, packing peanuts- will shred & recycle these

for a small fee- typically around 99 cents/pound drop-off locations near you


Piles of Paper



Bell’Occhio  206.323.8833: high-end consignment

ESTATE SALES:                        

Room to move

Girlfriends Estate Sales senior relocation, downsizing, estate sales

CLOTHING: luxury consign clothing, jewelry, home, art, gifts online buy/sell, easy printed return label in-person consignment

SPORTING GOODS: consignment includes

fishing, exercise equipment, bikes, books…

TECH: sell cell phones, MacBooks, wearables,

tablets, game consoles, DVDs, CDs, games. Free shipping, include chargers, etc, they remove personal data.

Gaming system Image by Mika Baumeister


Woman's closet Image by Micheile Henderson


Organized Living FreedomRail adjustable closet system

Container Store Elfa system

ORGANIZING AND STORAGE PRODUCTS: customizable dividers for any configuration customizable wall planner organizers custom pull-out shelves 

MEMORABILIA: T-shirt quilt