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.

Business and Nonprofit Food Donation

Any business, nonprofit, school, government agency, religious organization, or community group located in New York City is eligible to donate or receive food through the donateNYC food portal.

Visit the donateNYC Food Portal.

The City of New York is seeking businesses with the ability to quickly source and/or make medical supplies, including ventilators, face shields, gowns, and masks, test kits, and other products needed to support the City’s COVID-19 response. 

Email if you can donate test kits or manufacture test kit parts, such as nasal swabs and tubes in an FDA-registered facility in NYC.

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

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 Brochure

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

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alert

The Department of Sanitation is shipping orders only for decals and large signs at this time. You can still download other printed materials online.

Download Department of Sanitation materials.