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Reuse Your Furniture – Boston

The average American generates 4 ½ pounds of trash every day, and with pieces of furniture weighing upwards of 100 pounds, furniture waste accounts for a big percentage of the waste created in the United States. Reusing your old furniture keeps it out of the waste stream and decreases your contribution to overflowing landfills. If you have any furniture that no longer fits your lifestyle, think first about keeping it in use by donating it to a charity or organization that has a greater need for it. And if you are replacing a large piece of furniture, learn more about green furnishings from ecomii for the best environmental option.

Boston Resources for Furniture Reuse

  • Donate and find used furniture at your local Freecycle chapter.

  • Sell your furniture on Boston's Craigslist in your area.

  • Visit a Salvation Army to donate your used furniture

  • Donate furniture and other items to Goodwill. Click here to find a location near you.

  • will help you find a place to donate your furniture in Boston.

  • The Friends of the Homeless of the South Shore accept furniture donations by appointment. For more information or to schedule an appointment call 781-340-1604 on Monday through Friday from 9:00AM to 4:00PM.

  • The Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless, the oldest statewide homeless advocacy organization, accepts furniture donations.

  • My Brother's Keeper is a Christian organization that provides furniture to people in need.
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