List of Reuse Resources and Businesses

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Finding ways to reuse items is a great way to reduce waste! Items you no longer want, but have some life left in them can often be donated to a reuse store or charitable organization. It is a good idea to call ahead and make sure items will be accepted before you try to drop them off.

Clothes, shoes, books, toys, furniture, household items

  • Goodwill: 204 W Cavour Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
  • Salvation Army: 622 E Vernon Ave, Fergus Falls, MN 56537
  • Reuse It Thrift Store: 225 E Main St, Perham, MN 56573
  • Thrifty Alternatives: 802 Jenney Ave SW, Perham, MN 56573
  • USagain drop boxes will accept clothing, textiles and shoes. Anything not reusable is recycled. See for dropbox locations in Otter Tail County.
  • DAV drop boxes accept clothing, textiles and shoes. See for dropbox locations in your area.

Carpet, tile, fixtures, building materials, appliances

Healthcare equipment, home medical equipment

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure!

Organize a neighborhood garage sale to clear out your old junk – and make a little cash!
Many towns have a specific day for an all-town garage sale. See the Thrifty Minnesota blog for a complete list of all Minnesota city-wide garage sales!
Perham: usually in June
Fergus Falls: usually in May

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