Reduce, Reuse, Redistribute
The following list of organizations is compiled in A Place for Everything...Recycle, Redistribute, Resell, by Kathryn
Flynn and published by Turner Geriatric Services, University of Michigan Medical Center (available at Turner Clinic and local
bookstores for $5). Please contact these organizations directly
the hours of operation.
Nonprofit Redistribution Centers
House by the Side of the Road, 4133 Washtenaw County
Service Center, 971-2550. Accepts clothing, bedding and
small household articles.
Humane Society of Huron Valley, 3100 Cherry Hill Rd.,
662-5585. Accepts blankets, towels, pet articles, cleansers.
Kiwanis Club of Ann Arbor - Downtown, S. First at
Washington, 665-0450. Accepts clothing, furniture, tools,
toys, books, and appliances. Will schedule pickups.
Military Order of the Purple Heart, Westland, 728-4440.
Accepts clothing and household articles. Will schedule
St. Vincent De Paul Society, 1001 Broadway, 761-1400.
Accepts clothing, toys, books and household items.
Salvation Army, Area Drop-Off Center, Resale Store, 1960
E. Michigan, Ypsilanti, MI 483-6551. Accepts clothing,
toys, household items. Will schedule pickups.
Shelter Association of Ann Arbor, 420 W. Huron,
662-2829. Accepts beds, dressers, chairs, tables, toiletries.
Thrift Shop Association, 1149 Broadway, 662-6771.
Accepts clothing, toys, jewelry, household items.
Washtenaw County Department of Social Services,
994-1811. Accepts furniture, appliances and typewriters.
Will schedule pickups.
for more information on the types of materials collected and
Consignment shops will accept your used
items and will split the profits with you. Often an
annual membership fee is involved. The following
consignment stores are listed in A Place for Every-
thing (described above). Please phone these stores
for more information on what items are accepted
and how they are handled.
Acree's Furniture, 6585 Jackson Road 663-6555
Children's Orchard, Woodland Plaza, 995-8889
Children's Outlet, 3693 Washtenaw, 973-6850
The Clothes Kloset, 2410 E. Stadium, 971-6211
Consignment Gallery, Westgate Center, 994-4080
Woman in the Shoe, 1241 Rosewood, 994-1206
Treasure Mart, 529 Detroit Street, 663-2008
The Tree, 419 Detroit Street, 663-2008
Also, try holding your own yard sale or use the
" Freebie ads" offered through the4nn Arbor News
for items worth less than $50 (call 994-6711; the
Ann Arbor News also offers a free yard sale kit.)
This listing is provided as a service to the community in order to help reduce wastes by promoting reuse and is not
meant as a complete or City-endorsed list of reuse opportunities. Many other organizations offer redistribution programs on
a seasonal or on-going basis. If you know of other local redistribution organizations or centers, please send the information
to: Waste Watcher, City of Ann Arbor Solid Waste Department, P.O. Box 8647, Ann Arbor, MI 48107, (313) 994-2807.
Ann Arbor Waste Watcher Fall/Winter 1991/92