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Buy Nothing Rivertowns

If you do not know about this positively marvelous facebook community group, it is an active hive of freebies and landfill diversion.

"Buy Nothing Rivertowns (South), NY is for neighbors in Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, and Irvington, NY. . . We offer members a way to give and receive, share, lend, and express gratitude through a worldwide network of micro-local gift economies in which the true wealth is the web of connections formed between people who are real-life neighbors."  

Take It or Leave It: TILI

Hasting's FREE swap garage Sundays 11am - 3pm 

Drop off usable, unwanted household items and/or take anything you like! 

Click here for link to Google maps  please enter using the main Andrus entrance @Tompkins Ave

Learn more here



Hastings Zero Waste has researched the most environmentally responsible textile recycler and installed a Green Tree Textiles  bin at the back of Zinsser Commuter parking lot Learn more here. Other companies ship clothes to poorer countries where they become their waste problem. 

Helpsy: : "We're the largest textile collection company in the Northeast US. Unlike most used clothing businesses we have an environmental mission: to keep clothes out of the trash. In just the last year we collected 25 million pounds of clothes." Find a bin here.

Find local 2nd hand shops on the Resilient Rivertowns Sustainable Living Map here


Now picking up in Irvington! 

The largest textile collection company in the Northwast, Helpsy is a  for-profit B corp with a mission to keep clothes out of the trash. 95% of what they collect is reused (50%), upcycled or recycled (45%). 

Beginning Saturday, March 2, 2024, pickups in Irvington will take place weekly on Saturday by appointment only. In order to recycle bagged and clean clothing, the community can sign up at or can call 1 (800) 244 - 6350. 

Green Drop: Clothing, Housewares 

"Give back to individuals in need and make a charitable donation at Green Drop's White Plains, NY, location. GreenDrop has affiliated with the American Red Cross, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the National Federation of the Blind. We help them raise funds through the collection of your gently used clothing and housewares." 


Attic Sale

Clear out your clutter and donate to the The Presbyterian Church who hopes to bring back their fabulous Attic sale, with donations being accepted form July 1 2021 

Furniture Sharehouse

"Furniture Sharehouse provides free furniture to economically disadvantaged individuals and families living in Westchester County, giving them the basic household furnishings that enable them to rebuild their lives and live with dignity."

Kitchens and Building Materials

If you are doing a renovation, consider giving your kitchen cabinets, appliances, railings and other building materials to charity Renovation Angel, Eco Building Bargain, or Big Reuse. They will resell it and recommend a auditor for a tax deduction.


Reboot repairs your old computers and donates them to families in need. 

2nd Hand Furniture

Find curated and gently used furniture online at: 

The Local Vault

1st Dibs




Facebook Marketplace

Repair Cafe

Broken lamps, chairs, jewelry and torn clothes may just be repaired at the next Repair Cafe! Check the website for the next event.