Fall Cleaning: Habitat Bucks ReStores are the Alternative to the Landfill
It’s time for Fall cleaning Bucks County! If you are looking to downsize, declutter, replace household items or renovate the home you can donate those unwanted items to the Habitat for Humanity ReStores in Chalfont and Langhorne. We’re even adding a convenient drop-off “Donation Station” in Southampton at 912 Street Road.
We want your unwanted furniture, cabinets, appliances, building supplies, home décor, electronics, and more. the ReStores will put your donated household goods to use and keep them out of the landfill, you can even schedule a free fast donation pickup of large items!
Get the home ready for Thanksgiving, go complete the Christmas shopping. Preparing for the holiday season is easy and worry-free with Habitat ReStore. In the new year will you own your stuff or will your stuff own you? Fill our truck with that stuff you don’t use.
Homeowners are not the only ones who can donate. Property managers should take advantage of this opportunity too, especially during the holidays! Everyone’s getting new shiny gifts to replace the old – don’t let overflowing dumpsters happen to you when those old items can go to a good cause!
“Local residents, businesses and developments can join our efforts to keep material out of landfills and support our commitment to the community by donating goods to our ReStores,” says B.J. Breish, ReStore Director.
Among some of the items you can donate:
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- Stoves, ovens, ranges, microwaves, small appliances, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, and clothes dryers
- Wood furniture, tables, sideboards, bookcases, sofas, chairs, and desks
- Antiques and collectibles, china, glasses, decorative pillows, candleholders, vases, crystal, framed art, and picture frames
- Ceiling lights, pendant lights, wall mount lights, exterior lights, table, and floor lamps
- Bathroom vanities, medicine cabinets, sinks, toilets, shower stalls
- Area rugs, hardwood, vinyl, and ceramic flooring
- Outdoor furniture, lawn and garden tools, lawnmowers, power tools, and hand tools
To schedule a ReStore truck, call (215) 822-2708 x 1, or Schedule online anytime at Habitatbucks.org/ReStore. ReStore donations have raised more than $1 Million to support the Habitat for Humanity mission. In 2018, the Bucks County ReStore’s diverted 3.7 million pounds of material from landfills from the sales of their donated goods, and various recycling initiatives.
About Habitat Bucks
The mission of Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County (Habitat Bucks) is simple: Building Communities, Empowering Families. Habitat Bucks has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone deserves a decent, affordable place to live are welcome to volunteer to lend a helping hand.
The Habitat Bucks Homeownership Program provides an opportunity for low-income families to build strength, stability, and self-reliance by partnering with Habitat. Habitat homebuyers contribute a minimum of 200 hours of sweat equity during the construction of their homes and purchase their home with an affordable mortgage.
Since 1990, Habitat Bucks has partnered with 118 households in Bucks County for homeownership. Our Home Repair program makes exterior home repairs such as porch repair and installation of wheelchair access ramps, and interior home modifications to help aging and individuals with disabilities remain safe in their own homes. Revenue from Habitat ReStores provides a source of sustainable funding for the construction and repair of homes.
For more information about Habitat Bucks, please call 215.822.2812 or visit: www.HabitatBucks.org.