Donation/Disposal Resources

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.

See the glossary for descriptions of all categories


Household Hazardous Waste Program (HHW)

City of Tucson
Environmental Services/Los Reales Landfill

5300 E. Los Reales Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85756

(520) 791-4183

Fax: (520) 791-5642

Email: Casandra.Beaty@tucsonaz.gov

https://www.tucsonaz.gov/es/household-hazardous-waste

description
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.

business hours
Friday only 8:00 AM 5:00 PM

costs
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) 349-6668

Email: azlionrn@gmail.com

http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/tucsondowntownaz/page-7.php

description
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) 296-2461

Fax: (520) 296-8940

Email: newspiritlutherantucson@yahoo.com

http://newspiritlutherantucson.org/

description
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!

business hours
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) 790-7262

Email: help@pcoa.org

https://pcoa.org/

description
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.

service area
Tucson

business hours
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) 622-2938

Email: psma@ppep.org

http://www.pmhdcsma.org

description
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.

service area
Tucson

business hours
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) 370-0588

Email: miajhansen08@gmail.com

http://www.soazadaptivesports.org

  • Low Income
  • Spanish Services

description
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.

service area
Tucson

business hours
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) 628-7837

Fax: (520) 624-9102

Email: inbox@svdptucson.org

https://svdptucson.org/

  • Low Income

description
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.

business hours
M-F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The 3000 Club

Computer Refurbishing & Recycling

4515 E. 22nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85711

(520) 861-9774

Email: 3000tucson@gmail.com

http://the3000club.org

  • Low Income

description
Recycle all computers and Electronics. Your donation will be redirected for reuse or recycled.

business hours
M - F 10:30 am-4:30 am

The Diaper Bank of Southern Arizona

1050 S. Plumer Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85719

(520) 325-1400

Fax: (520) 325-1401

Email: info@diaperbank.org

http://www.diaperbank.org/

  • Low Income

description
We provide access to emergency supplemental diapers, adult incontinence supplies, and period products during times of need through collaborative community relationships.

business hours
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) 327-6088

Email: marketing@hssaz.org

https://hssaz.org/locations/hssa-thrift-store/

  • Low Income

description
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.

business hours
M - S 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

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