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Resources for Responsible Decluttering and Discarding

Are you looking for ways to get rid of stuff without messing up the planet? Start your journey here!

All resources are located in Montclair (and in NJ) unless otherwise noted.  Items in italics are for consignment or sale. Thanks to Juliet Jones of More Sustainable Consulting for her many contributions to the page. This is a work in progress so please send corrections and suggestions to Ariel Zeitlin, Librarian, Montclair Public Library.

  LOCAL  RECYCLING & REFUSE

MONTCLAIR

ESSEX COUNTY

DONATIONS & CONSIGNMENT

GENERAL

CLOTHING, SHOES & ACCESSORIES

On Facebook

Damaged clothes and shoes

Consignment (paid)

BABY & CHILDREN’S THINGS

  • Second Chance Toys (In Springfield. “The toys MUST be plastic, clean, have functioning batteries if needed, and have no small or missing parts.”)
  • South Jersey Dream Center. (in West Deptford.) “No car seats older than 5 years.”

On Facebook

FURNITURE
(Most will do some pickup)

BOOKS
(Most places do not accept outdated encyclopedias, travel books or textbooks)

TECH & HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

EYEGLASSES, MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES

SWAPPING AND BORROWING RESOURCES

Montclair Public Library’s Library of Things includes (among others)

  • portable scanner
  • pressure washer
  • robot kit
  • 2 sewing machines
  • speaker and microphone
  • telescope and microscope
  • ukulele starter kit
  • video to digital converter

On Facebook

Last updated February 1, 2024.

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