Need something else?

You can search for places in your neighborhood and throughout the City where you can donate or purchase gently used goods on the donateNYC website.

Items include and are not limited to:

  • Clothing
  • Electronics
  • Furniture (no mattresses)

If you are a New York City business, nonprofit, or City Agency, you can donate or receive used and surplus goods by posting a listing on donateNYC's materials exchange at no charge.

The option to post a listing on donateNYC's materials exchange is not available to individuals.

Visit donateNYC.

The City of New York is seeking businesses with the ability to quickly source and/or make needed medical supplies (e.g. ventilators, face shields, gowns or masks) and other products needed to support the City’s COVID-19 response. The City of New York is also seeking donations of medical supplies/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support the City's healthcare workers.

Submit this form if you are a supplier or distributor with access to a stock of ready-made supplies.

Submit this form if you are a manufacturer and able to create new products from scratch.

Submit this form if you can donate supplies.

The refashionNYC service is a free and convenient way to donate and recycle clothing, shoes, linens, and accessories.

You can enroll your building to receive a refashionNYC collection bin. When the bin is full, you can contact the Department of Sanitation to request a free pickup.

The service is available to:

  • Apartment buildings with over 10 units
  • Office buildings
  • Commercial businesses (such as fashion industry, storage facilities, gyms, laundromats, and hotels)
  • Schools and institutions

Learn more about refashionNYC.

Enroll your building in refashionNYC.

Learn about ReFashion Week NYC 2020.

Donation Bins

Bin Sizes

The refashionNYC donation bin is offered in two sizes:

  • Small (2 feet deep x 4 feet wide x 6 feet high)
  • Large (3 1/2 feet deep x 4 feet wide x 6 feet high)

RefashionNYC Bin Assistance

You can contact the Department of Sanitation for assistance with refashionNYC bins.

You can:

  • Request pickup for a full bin (guaranteed within five business days)
  • Get tax receipts
  • Have a bin removed from your building
  • Opt out of the clothing recycling service

Contact Sanitation by email at refashionNYC@dsny.nyc.gov.

RefashionNYC Brochure

You can get a brochure from Sanitation that explains how to recycle clothing, linens, shoes and accessories through the refashionNYC program.

To get a copy, click on the below link and click the "Reuse and Donate" button.

To have the brochure mailed to an address outside the five boroughs, you must order it online yourself. It cannot be ordered over the phone for you.

Get the refashionNYC brochure.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

The Department of Sanitation is not shipping orders for brochures, decals, posters, or other literature at this time, but you can still download printed materials online.

Download Department of Sanitation materials.