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Reduce and Reuse
Buy Less... Use Less... Use It Again

Reduce - "Buy Less, Use Less"

Reduce is the first of the three R’s — Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Reducing what you consume is a simple concept. Buy less and use less so there is less waste. Businesses can save money, both in purchasing and waste disposal costs, by implementing a waste prevention strategy.

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Reuse - "Use It Again"

Reuse is the second of the three R’s — Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. If you have items that you no longer need or want, consider reuse options before disposal. There are numerous nonprofit organizations around Oahu involved in reuse operations. Some provide pickup service; others ask that you deliver it to their location. A donation of goods to a qualified nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status may provide a tax deduction for the donor. Check the listings below for an organization that suits your needs. Be sure to check with the organizations for details and procedures.

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Household items - Drop-Off Locations
Household items - Pickup Services
Computer Recycling (computers, televisions, cell phones, batteries, electronics)
Aloha Shares
Base Yard Hawaii (supports Nanakuli Housing Corp.)
Freecycle Honolulu
Re-use Hawaii
ReStore (supports Habitat for Humanity - Leeward Oahu)
Friends of the Library of Hawaii
Hawaiian Humane Society
Food Waste Prevention (cookbook, guide, and tips)

Drop-Off Locations

These organizations accept used items such as: clothing, small appliances, bedding, small furnishings (end tables, chairs, lamps), toys, kitchen and household goods --except where noted differently. Contact the organization prior to dropping off your reusable items.

Angel Network Charities

Angel Network Charities
5339 Kalanianaole Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96821
Phone: 377-1841
Also accepts large appliances and furniture.

Central Samoan Assembly of God
3544 Kalihi St
Honolulu, HI 96819
845-1104

Central Union Thrift Shop
1660 S Beretania St
Honolulu, HI 96826
941-0957

The Gospel Lighthouse (SBC)
91-743 Pohakupuna Rd
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
689-8888
Also accepts some large appliances and furniture.

Goodwill

Goodwill Industries of Honolulu, Inc.
Drop off locations:
1075 S. Beretania St., 521-1798
629 Kailua Rd., 263-9312
3638 Waialae Ave., 737-3284
98-019 Kamehameha Hwy., 488-1230
94-144 Farrington Hwy., 677-9521
823 California Ave., 621-6054
1533 Kalani St., 845-7071

Helping Hands Hawaii
Community Clearinghouse
2100 Nimitz Hwy
Honolulu, HI 96819
440-3800

Helping Hands

Harbor House
5. Sand Island Rd., Suite 104
Honolulu, HI 96819
847-5288
Also accepts some large appliances and furniture.

Holy Trinity Church Outreach
Parish Outreach
5919 Kalanianaole Hwy
Honolulu, HI 96821
396-0551

HOPE Inc (In the Name of Christ)
51-075 Halai St
Hau'ula, HI 96717
293-9266
Accepts only baby clothing, car seats and furniture.

Institute for Human Services
546 Kaaahi St
Honolulu, HI 96817
845-7150
Also accepts some large appliances and furniture.

Kaimuki Christian Church
1117 Koko Head Ave
Honolulu, HI 96816
735-1771

Kaumakapili Church
766 N King St
Honolulu, HI 96817
845-0908

Kidney Clothes (National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii)
Drop-off locations island-wide -- call for exact locations
www.kidneyclothes.org
596-7575

Moiliili Community Center
Moiliili Thrift Shop
2535 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96826
955-1555

New Life Body of Christ
85 Walker Ave Suite D
Wahiawa, HI 96786
621-3491  

New Life United Pentecostal Church
20 Bouganville Dr
Honolulu, HI 96818
623-4300  

North Windward Baptist Chapel
53-075 Halai St.
Hauula, HI 96717
293-9887  

River of Life Mission
101 N Pauahi St
Honolulu, HI 96817
524-7656
Also accepts furniture and beds.  

St. Anthony's Parish Outreach Program
114 Makawao St
Kailua, HI 96734
266-2226  

St. John Apostle & Evangelist Church
95-370 Kuahelani Ave
Mililani, HI 96789
623-3332 ext. 203

St. Michael's Church Parish Outreach
67-390 Goodale Ave
Waialua, HI 96791
637-4040 ext 223  

St. Peter & Paul Outreach
800 Kaheka St
Honolulu, HI 96814
941-0675  

St. Mathew's Episcopal Church
41-054 Ehukai St.
Waimanalo, HI 96795
259-5120

Salvation Army

Salvation Army
Drop off locations:
322 Sumner, 522-8460
638 Kailua Rd., 266-2555
1931 N. King St., 832-0211
435 Kilani Ave., 621-7083
94-925 Waipahu St., 671-0102

Savers
Drop off locations:
1505 Dillingham, 842-0061
94-300 Farrington Hwy.,
671-0071

Wahiawa General Hospital
Wahiawa Hospital Thrift Shop
128 Lehua St
Wahiawa, HI 96786
622-5966  

Waikiki Baptist Church
Kahi Kokua
424 Kuamoo St
Honolulu, HI 96815
947-2621  

YWCA of Oahu
Clothes Closet Service
1040 Richards St
Honolulu, HI 96813
538-7061 ext. 235

Does not accept the items listed above but does accept used women's business outfits in good condition.

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Pickup Services

These organizations will pick up used items from your home. Items must be in good working condition. Items may include, but are not limited to: clothing, small appliances, bedding, small furnishings (end tables, chairs, lamps), toys, kitchen and household goods. Call the phone numbers listed to schedule a pickup day for your reusable items.

Big Brother/Big Sisters of Honolulu, Inc.
418 Kuwili St., Suite 106
Honolulu, HI 96817
524-6111

Helping Hands Hawaii
Community Clearinghouse
2100 Nimitz Hwy.
Honolulu, HI 96819
440-3800
Large items only.

Kidney Clothes (National Kidney Foundation of Hawaii)
1314 S. King Street
596-7575
www.kidneyclothes.org
Picks up clothing, bedding, and other small household goods.

Salvation Army
Truck Donation Pickup Service
2950 Manoa Rd.
Honolulu, HI 96822
1 (800) 958-7825
Also picks up large appliances, beds and furniture.

United Cerebral Palsy Association of Hawaii Foundation
25 Kaneohe Bay Dr., Suite 211
Kaneohe, HI 96744
254-0114

 
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