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greenstickmanTake it or Leave it Materials List

Methow Recycles reserves the right to not to accept items at any time. We are starting with a very strict list. Please check back often! Examples of reasons we may have for not accepting your item is that we can't store it properly, can't ensure that it works, or don't believe we can find it a new home.

Accepted Items:
Must not be: bent, not working, missing pieces, dirty, stained, or chipped

Working tools

  • Book Cases, Storage Bins, and Buckets
  • Light Fixtures – must have all of their parts
  • New Electrical and Telecom Wire
  • Sinks, Tubs/Showers – as space allows
  • Plumbing Fixtures – must have all of their parts
  • Pipe Fittings
  • New Tile and Laminate
  • Counter Top – at least 2 feet long and standard depth
  • Usable Bags of Mortar, Stain, Concrete, etc.
  • Bagged Packing Peanuts
  • Usable Metal Items
  • Ducting and Vents
  • Usable Fencing & Fence Posts
  • Linear goods: lumber, metal and plastic pipe – must be at least 2 feet long
  • Sheet Goods: plywood, plexiglass – must be at least 1 foot square
  • Siding/Roofing – must be at least 6 feet long
  • Doors – frame or no frame
  • Door Hardware – must have all of their parts
  • Windows – must be double pane AND either vinyl or wood clad
  • Hardware and Fasteners

Materials NOT Accepted

  • No bent or broken items of any kind
  • No dirty, stained, or cracked items of any kind
  • No items missing pieces
  • No Electronics
  • No Furniture
  • No Appliances
  • No Window Blinds
  • No Fluorescent Light Fixtures
  • No Electric Heaters Including Baseboards
  • No Toilets
  • No Sporting Equipment
  • No OSB, Particle Board, and MDF
  • No TJIs
  • No Empty Door Frames
  • No Unframed Glass, and Single Pane and/or Aluminum Framed Windows
  • No Soft Goods – Insulation, Sheetrock, Carpet/Carpet Pad, Upholstery/Fabric
  • No Hazardous Materials, or Weapons