The following list is provided as a community resource and is not an endorsement of any organization listed. It is intended as a guide to identify charities and other organizations in Pima County that accept donated items or items that need to be disposed of or recycled. This is not a complete listing nor a substitute for further research. It is a good idea to call the organizations on this list ahead of time to verify what they will and will not take and to see if your item(s) will be accepted. For comprehensive information on organizations that accept donated items, call Tucson Clean and Beautiful, Inc., at (520) 791-3109 or visit their website: http://tucsoncleanandbeautiful.org.
Household Hazardous Waste Program (HHW)
City of Tucson
Environmental Services/Los Reales Landfill
5300 E. Los Reales Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85756
(520) 791-4183Fax: (520) 791-5642
The City of Tucson provides a household hazardous waste program. Waste products include toxic chemicals, poison, flammable liquids or materials, etc. If you cannot drop your items off, you can request a home pick-up for a fee of $25.00 added to your monthly bill. Call to make an appointment or submit an online service request.
Friday only 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
There is no fee if you live inside the City of Tucson city limits. If you live outside the City of Tucson city limits, there is a $10 drop-off fee.
Lions Recycle for Sight Program
1800 N. Oracle Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85705
(520) 349-6668Email: email@example.com
Tucson Lions Club collects and processes used eyeglasses for shipment to developing countries. Drop off used eyeglasses at any Tucson Lions eyeglass collection sites.
Medical Loan Chest Program
New Spirit Lutheran Church
8701 E. Old Spanish Tr.
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 296-2461Fax: (520) 296-8940
Our Medical Loan Chest is a type of “lending library” which carries wheelchairs, walkers, bedside commodes, shower chairs, and tub transfer benches. Whenever the need arises for something in this area – and we have the particular item in stock – we’d be pleased to lend it to you free of charge. And, if you have wheelchairs, 4 wheel walkers, bedside commodes, shower chairs, or tub transfer benches that you no longer need, contact the office at 520-296-2461, and we will be glad to have you drop them off. All items must be cleaned and in good working condition. This is what good neighbors are for – helping each other out!
M - Th 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Pima Council on Aging (PCOA)
Diaper Bank Drop Off Locations
8467 E. Broadway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710
(520) 790-7262Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pima Council on Aging accepts donations from the community of new adult incontinence supplies. All brands and all sizes are put to good use. Partially opened packages are also accepted. Donated supplies are made available to medically needy low-income individuals living within Pima County, mostly aged 60 and over, who have no other resources to obtain such supplies.
M - F 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
PMHDC Southwest Medical Aid
Portable Practical Educational Preparation, Inc. (PPEP)
720 E. 46th St.
Tucson, AZ 85713
(520) 622-2938Email: email@example.com
PMHDC Southwest Medical Aid is a volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing durable medical equipment and supplies free of charge to those in need. Recipients have been affected by poverty, fixed income, terminal illness, or natural disasters. PSMA distributes these items at no cost through a network of partner agencies. These agencies must refer individuals in need of these supplies.
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm Donation/Pick-up hours Tues, Wed, Thurs 9:00am - 3:30pm
Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports
2610 E. Croyden St.
Tucson, AZ 85716
(520) 370-0588Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Arizona Adaptive Sports provides and promotes fitness, recreation, and competitive sports opportunities for people with physical disabilities. They offer wheelchair basketball, wheelchair tennis, hand cycling, adaptive trikes, and other recreational activities to get people moving as part of a healthy lifestyle. We accepted donated DME and pick-up items as well. Please call for more information.
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
St. Vincent de Paul of Southern Arizona - Thrift Store
829 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85701
(520) 628-7837Fax: (520) 624-9102
St. Vincent de Paul provides help with rent and utility assistance, food assistance and clothing, furniture, mattresses, and appliances. For a list of St. Vincent de Paul's thrift stores and locations, please visit our website or call our administrative office.
M-F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The 3000 Club
Computer Refurbishing & Recycling
4515 E. 22nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 861-9774Email: email@example.com
Recycle all computers and Electronics. Your donation will be redirected for reuse or recycled.
M - F 10:30 am-4:30 am
The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona
1050 S. Plumer Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 325-1400Fax: (520) 325-1401
We provide access to emergency supplemental diapers, adult incontinence supplies, and period products during times of need through collaborative community relationships.
M - F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The Humane Society of Southern Arizona Thrift Store
Humane Society of Southern Arizona
HSSA Thrift Store
1010 S. Wilmot Rd
Tucson, AZ 85711
(520) 327-6088Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Humane Society of Southern Arizona is a thrift store that provides discounted Sam Levitz furniture, housewares, clothing, and more. We add new inventory each week and receive shipments from Sam Levitz weekly. Discounts for older adults are available every Thursday. Those 55+ will receive 15% off their total purchase. This thrift store directly supports the pets and programs at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona.
M - S 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM