What to Donate?
Materials donations for the Center


Please make sure all donations are clean and ready for children and adults to use.

Books of all types can go to Goodwill Industries

We cannot use any electronics unless they are in perfect working condition and you check with us first.

Nothing hazardous or toxic: no old paint, oil, rusty stuff, chemicals

Please call us if you have any questions.

What Materials can individuals donate to the Reusable Resources Center?

All craft materials: yarn, fabric, felt ribbon, scrapbook materials, canvas

Craft tools, sewing notions, paint brushes

Game board pieces, dice, playing cards, jigsaw puzzle pieces

Key chains, keys, magnets, promotional items

Costume jewelry, buttons, beads, watches

Silk or plastic flowers, decorations

Wallpaper, shelf paper remnants or sample books

Small boxes: altoids type metal, jewelry boxes

Cigar boxes, heavy duty boxes, shipping tubes

Corks, swizzle sticks

Oatmeal or coffee containers, cleaned out

Glass baby food jars, mason jars, gallon jars with lids

5 gallon buckets or large kitty litter buckets

Milk jug type caps

Nuts, bolts, screws, hardware

Wire of any size, clean

Office supplies, tools, rubber bands, paper clips

Bubble wrap, packing peanuts (No big styrofoam)

What Materials can businesses donate to the Reusable Resources Center?

Injection molding pieces, cast-offs, overruns, byproducts

Electronics pieces, containers

Ceramic pieces, tiles, magnets

Spools, spindles, turnings, gears wheels, springs

Framing end cuts, bamboo poles, cuts

Buttons, lace, thread, yarn, fabric, sample books, swatches

Medical coolers, containers unused tubing, serum bottle tops

Conference decorations, promotional items, giveaways

Wire, wire harnesses, rope, nuts, bolts, hardware (clean)

Paper of any size and weight, contact paper, billboard signs

Mat board, foam core board

Office supplies, equipment (contact us first)

Bubble wrap, packing peanuts

5 gallon buckets, 55 or other size gallon drums (clean)

What materials should go in your own recycle bin?

Most glass containers (We like baby food jars, mason type and gallon jars with lids)

Most plastic containers (We like quart size yogurt containers and clear see-thru containers)

Fast food, deli, produce, grocery type containers

Paper products: magazines, holiday cards, display materials

Cardboard: paper towel and toilet paper tubes, empty boxes

Wire twists, bread tags, small plastic pieces, pull tabs

Medical or vitamin bottles and lids

Books of all types can go to Good Will Industries


Reusable Resources Adventure Center is a program of Institute for Self Active Educcation, a 501(c)3 non profit organization, and is supported by Dr. Drew's Toys, Inc. & Kiwanis Club of Melbourne, Phone #: 321-313-9591