New York Magazine

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

If You’re Feeling Charitable

Where to dump your castoffs if you can’t (or don’t want to) sell them.



Recycle a Bicycle
75 Ave. C, nr. 5th St. 212-475-1655
Accepts bikes of all kinds, in any condition.

Kitchen Appliances

Build It Green! NYC
3-17 26th Ave., nr. 4th St., Astoria; 718-777-0132
Takes cabinets, fridges, stoves, and water heaters less than four years old; picks up on a case-by-case basis.


Lower East Side Ecology Center
Holds roving events, accepting TVs, printers, computers, and phones.

Kids’ Stuff

Baby Buggy
306 W. 37th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-736-1777
Collects clothes, toys, and gear for children under 14.


Vintage Thrift
286 Third Ave., nr. 22nd St. 212-871-0777
Accepts china, glassware, collectibles, and artwork; picks up large hauls.

Mint-Condition Furniture

Housing Works
Multiple locations, 888-493-6628
Retrieves mid-century-modern anything, plus upholstered pieces, dining sets, and desks.

Worn Furniture

The Salvation Army
Multiple locations, 800-728-7825
Picks up large loads of lived-in furniture and clothes.


Current Issue
Subscribe to New York

Give a Gift