Reuse your goods in the Bennington County Region
Don't throw items that still have value into the trash.
Re-gift that unused present, post it online, hold a yard sale, sell it in the local paper, or donate it to charity. Don't rush out to buy something new, especially in these tough economic times. Look for the used version on the web sites listed below. Vermonters are known for their frugality and thriftiness. On this page you'll find some simple tips for selling or purchasing used items.
Shaftsbury Transfer Station has a Swap Shed which is open when the transfer station is open. The items are free!
Pownal Transfer Station also has a books and used items Swap Shed which is open when the transfer station is open. The items are free!
Visit the Manchester Health Services Thrift Shop at 5468 Main Street, Manchester Center Vermont. Call for directions (802) 362-2126. Donations are accepted Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:00pm. Shop hours are Mon-Fri 11:00am to 4:00pm.
At Vermont Business Materials Exchange the goal is to minimize waste by fostering the exchange of reusable resources.
Purchase used building products and materials from Renew Buildings Material and Salvage,a local Vermont company.
The Thrift Shopper is a one-stop web destination for all your thrift shopping needs. Search for thrift stores in the national thrift store directory, join the online thrifting community, and learn more about thrift shopping!
ERC Community Warehouse offers pre-owned, second hand, and thrift shop treasures in eastern New York.
Visit the Salvation Army thrift store at 511 South Street in Bennington Vermont. Call for directions (802) 442-2774.
Visit the Goodwill Industries thrift store at 215 North Street in Bennington Vermont. Call for directions (802) 442-4285.
Good Point Electronics Recycling collects all types of computers and TVs, from Apple to Zenith, from across New England.
The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,852 groups with 6,724,853 members across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of landfills.
Get AT Stuff is a website where you can look for or list Assistive Technology devices for sale or for free. The goal of Get AT Stuff is to help get Assistive Technology devices that are no longer being used into the hands of people who need and can benefit from them.