Donation Guidelines

Thank you, we greatly appreciate your consideration and donation to Habitat for Humanity’s ReStores! Your donation helps fund our building affordable homes for families in need and is tax deductible.

Schedule a free donation pick up!

Donations can be dropped off at all ReStore locations during donation hours, listed at the bottom of the page. (Please use “Our Inventory” page as a guide for which store location to take your donation.)

Below is a guide for what we accept. We can only accept items we can repurpose or sell. (ReStore staff / truck team reserve the right to deny any items deemed not sellable in our ReStores.)

Donations we accept

We accept clean appliances that are less than 15 years old and in 100% working order with no missing parts. Please include owners manuals if you have them, as they add value to your donation. We also accept unique antique appliances in working order.

Undamaged, sellable art and decor.

Hard back and unique, best selling soft covers, cookbooks, interior design, and antique collections.

Building Materials
Building materials in good condition. No chemicals.  

We take undamaged cabinets, complete sets. They must have doors, shelving, display racks, etc.

We accept solid, core interior/exterior doors in good condition. Please leave them in the jambs, if possible. Please no holes, cracks, rot, etc.

We accept flat panel TVs (less than 10 years old), amps, receivers, speakers and wiring, remote controls, working GPS units, automotive electronics, video game systems, CD players, radios, and stereos.  

No printers, faxes, or incomplete computers / password protected computers or units older than Windows Vista.  No incomplete systems, cell phones, cordless phones, CRT TVs, and tape players.  Computer monitors accepted with our discretion.

Flooring material
We accept tile (20 sq. ft. or larger), marble, and hardwood/laminate flooring (100 sq. ft. or larger).

We accept functioning, furniture in good condition.  Please no stains, rips, or tears in upholstery.  If the item was around pets, please vacuum before donating. 

Chip-free, safe, clean, complete sets preferred.   

We accept lamps, light fixtures, chandeliers in working condition with all hardware included. No ballasts with pcb’s. No ceiling fans.

Lumber / Plywood / Sheetrock / Trim
We accept full and half sheets of plywood. We accept full length lumber (8 ft. long minimum). We will accept trim in smaller pieces, but not less than 4 ft. long. Please remove nails. No rot, mold, or twisted lumber.

Paint / Wallcoverings
We accept containers of latex only paint for a $1 nominal fee.  

Note- you can take up to 5 gallons to ACE Hardware in Carbondale and Sherwin Williams in Glenwood Springs for free. We cannot take oil based paints or stains or other toxic/hazardous substances, (i.e. pesticides, powders, paint thinners, or other chemicals). We so not accept opened paint but paintcare.org has a locator map for recycling centers.

Wallpaper is taken in full unopened rolls.

Pipe / Pvc / Metal / Copper
We accept 4 ft. or longer pipe in a wide range of material.

Plumbing / Tubs / Sinks / Showers / Commodes
We accept fiberglass tubs, sinks, and commodes that are white or cream. They must be dog-friendly clean.  Cast iron sinks and bathtubs, not chipped.

Roofing Material / Gutters / Canales
We accept all types of roofing material such as rolled, metal, and bundles of new shingles. We also accept roofing gutter/canale materials that are in full pieces (min. 6 ft), not rusty, bent, or damaged.

Stain free, rip free, clean, sellable, rugs.

Sporting Goods
Sporting goods in good, operable condition.  No exercise machinery older than 10 years.

We accept hand and power tools in working condition. No battery powered tools, unless they are newer than 10 years with functioning batteries and charger.

Windows / Screens
We accept double pane windows of all types if the glass is intact.  We take stained glass windows. If they are casement type windows, we appreciate having the hardware and cranks. No screens by themselves, must be included with window. No delaminated windows and no unframed glass whatsoever.

Sometimes it is difficult to categorize unique donations, such as pianos, antique items, carosel horses, etc.  If you have an item you’d like to donate, but you’re unsure we will take, please give us a call at 945-7733! Our ReStore staff is ready and excited to answer your questions!

Not Accepting

  • Armoires
  • Entertainment centers
  • Exercise equipment 
  • Gas dryers
  • Large particle board desks
  • Most children’s toys (no cribs, no strollers, no high chairs, and no car seats)
  • Printers, faxes, or incomplete computers / password protected computers or units older than Windows Vista. No incomplete systems, cell phones, cordless phones, CRT TVs, and tape players.  Computer monitors accepted with our discretion.
  • Twin and king mattresses
  • Some pianos
  • Some pool tables


Recyclable items we don’t accept (but other ways to recycle locally!)

See the Waste Free Roaring Fork Recycling Guide