Time to sell or donate items you no longer need?
Clear your home using the 3 Cs:
- Consignment Canada is a good place to sell your second-hand & new furniture, antiques, collectibles and art.
- MaxSold specializes in online downsizing & estate sale auctions.
- The Carriage House is an upscale consignment store focusing on unique, one-of-a-kind items.
- Echo’s Discontinued China & Silver specializes in buying and selling your china and silver flatware.
- Maynards Auction will sell your fine art or antiques.
- Love’s Auctions will auction your antiques, collectibles, jewelry, art, furnishing, household goods and more.
Clothing and Household Items
- Diabetes Canada Clothesline donations will help make a difference for Canadians living with diabetes.
- Developmental Disabilities Association supports individuals with developmental disabilities.
- Big Brothers of Vancouver clothing donations assist children in our community by funding life-changing mentoring programs.
- Covenant House accepts items for youth between 16-24 years old including non-perishable food, clothes, and electronics.
- Dress for Success clothing donations help women make a great impression as they enter or return to the workplace.
- My Sisters Closet, operated by the Battered Women’s Support Service, will take new and second-hand clothing.
- The Cinderella Project accepts donations of graduation-appropriate formal wear, dress shoes and accessories for young ladies and men.
- Working Gear collects clean business attire and work site clothing (including work boots) for men.
- Powell Street Getaway (formerly Living Room) accepts personal care items and clothing for the homeless.
- Zanskar Ski School will take used skis, poles, boots, sunglasses, ski clothing, climbing equipment or ice-hockey skates.
- 3rd World Eye Care collects and recycles eyeglasses for the poor in the Third World.
- Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue (VOKRA) or BC SPCA often accepts old towels or blankets to help care for animals.
- Wildlife Thrift Store collects clothes, furniture, books and housewares.
- Vancouver Public Library will take books that are in good condition and of current interest. Friends of the Public Library accepts gently used books for fundraising book sales. Proceeds support library projects and programs. Discover Books has drop boxes across the province and reuses books whenever possible.
Building Materials and Furniture
- Habitat for Humanity Restore accepts donations of new and gently-used home décor items and building supply materials from homeowners, contractors, and corporate donors
- Home Start Foundation will pick up your gently used furniture and donate to people in need.
- Helping Families in Need will also collect your furniture and housewares in good condition.
- Recycling Council of BC RCBC’s “Recyclepedia” will help you find a location to recycle a variety of materials, including appliances, batteries, medications, end-of-life vehicles and more. You can also call the hotline at 604-RECYCLE.
- Return-it Depot locations provide beverage and electronics recycling.
- Freecycle.org has a mission to keep items out of landfills. As a member, you can post free items on their website.
- Metro Vancouver Transfer Stations and Landfills are a network of facilities across the region that offer waste disposal.