California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

Reuse Links and Resources

General Nonprofit Organizations

  • American Red Cross Vehicle Donation Program
    Accepts vehicles in any condition and of various types, including cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, boats, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles, jet skis, heavy equipment, farm equipment, tractors and more.
  • Californians Against Waste
    An environmental research and advocacy organization dedicated to preventing pollution and protecting California's environment through the development, promotion, and implementation of waste reduction, recycling policies, and programs.
  • Craig's List
    A noncommercial Internet bulletin board where unwanted, reusable items can be sold or donated.
  • Deconstruction and Building Materials Reuse Network, Inc.
    Environmental public benefit corporation, promoting and empowering deconstruction practices and the reuse of quality building materials.
  • Earth 911
    This company provides a free directory of community-specific recycling, and proper disposal resources found in California and throughout the United States.
  • Freecycle
    An online network of individuals contributing free, unwanted goods to anyone who can use them.
  • GrassRoots Recycling Network
    This advocacy group seeks to achieve accountability at the corporate, governmental, and individual level in order to eliminate waste in America.
  • I Love A Clean San Diego
    An environmental organization committed to conservation and waste reduction in San Diego County.
  • Institute for Local Self-Reliance
    A research and educational organization that provides technical assistance and information on environmentally sound economic development strategies.
  • Junk-Yard.Org | California residents: Junk Car California
    A free car removal service provider that will accept your used old car even if it is not running. All proceeds are donated to Joy for Our Youth, an international organization that provides for the physical, emotional, and educational needs of distressed and at-risk youth.
  • National Recycling Coalition
    A national voice for the recycling industry that seeks to increase awareness about recycling and other forms of resource efficiency.
  • reDiscover
    Promotes creative problem-solving and environmental awareness in preschool and elementary education through recycling cast-off materials into children's learning tools. This community resource center offers shopping days at its facility, field trips for elementary school children, and teacher training workshops.
  • Reuse Development Organization (ReDo)
    Seeks to promote reuse on every level, providing education, training, and technical assistance to start up and operate reuse programs across the nation.

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Last updated: May 23, 2014
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