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REAL gratefully accepts donations subject to approval. Items must be clean, in good repair and in sellable condition. This is not a waste disposal service; we cannot accept items that we will have to pay to dispose of. Please consult the list below. Other items may be accepted or sold at REAL’s discretion. All prices and sales are final.

Household Items Accepted
Household Items Not Accepted

Construction / Renovation Items Accepted
Construction / Renovation Items Not Accepted

Household Items Accepted

  • Furniture (must be put together, not in a box, to ensure it is complete): couches, chairs, shelving, desks, tables, entertainment units, bed frames etc.
  • Decorative items, including seasonal
  • Kitchenware
  • Bathroom accessories
  • Books, movies, CDs
  • Small working appliances (toasters, radios, can openers)
  • Games and puzzles
  • Everyday dish and glassware, full sets only
  • China
  • Garden tools and supplies
  • Some sports equipment less than three years old


Household Items NOT Accepted

  • Large appliances such as fridges, freezer, air conditioners or stoves
  • Infant equipment (car seats, baby gates, cribs, walkers, strollers, highchairs etc.)
  • Gas powered appliances
  • Pressboard furniture
  • Large metal desks
  • Sports and exercise equipment more than 3 years old, except for antiques
  • Hardcover text books and encyclopedias
  • Children’s toys
  • Mattresses


Construction / Renovation Items Accepted

  • Construction Tools
  • Architectural Items
  • Cabinets & Countertops
  • Doors
  • Lighting
  • Fans (working)
  • Flooring
  • Hardware
  • Insulation (new)
  • Lumber (clean and dry)
  • Masonry
  • Sinks
  • Bathtubs only if unique or in excellent condition
  • Wall Coverings
  • Roofing Materials & Gutters
  • Wallboard & Paneling
  • Floor, Ceiling & Return vents
  • Vinyl Siding & Accessories
  • Windows except for single pane and aluminum
  • Wood framed windows
  • Window Screens


Construction / Renovation Items NOT Accepted

  • Hazardous Waste
  • Toilets
  • Large appliances- we may take working appliances in the future
  • Wired in lighting
  • Halogen floor lamps
  • Broken or unframed glass
  • Broken mirrors
  • Paints
  • Single pane or aluminum windows
  • Used or wet insulation
  • Painted lumber


If you are still unsure, please just ask.  Drop in, call (613) 283-7999 or email us using our contact form