Reduce and Reuse

COVID-19 Impacts on Reuse and Repair
Reuse and repair opportunities listed on this webpage may have been impacted in response to COVID-19. Hours, services and policies may have changed. Please visit listed webpages or contact organizations directly for accurate, up-to-date service information.
Help save resources and keep usable items out of the trash by repairing, donating, or selling your items and buying second hand.  Here are some reuse opportunities available in Washington County.


Washington County Environmental Center Free Product Room – Select and take home free products such as paint, stain, automotive products, household cleaners, and more


Fix-It Clinics – Bring your broken items to a Washington County Library Fix-It Clinic and get them repaired for FREE. Learn valuable repair skills while working alongside volunteer fixers to disassemble, troubleshoot, and repair your items. 

Repair Videos

Don’t trash it - fix it! Join Washington County Fix-it Clinic volunteers as they demonstrate simple repairs and maintenance of everyday items.

Mending and Sewing

General Repairs

Online Repair Resources

Search these websites for free repair tutorial videos and guides.

Local Repair Shops

Search online by item needing to be repaired.

Donate, Sell, and Buy Secondhand 

Save money and find quality, unique home goods and apparel items by shopping local thrift stores, classified websites, online trading communities, and yard sales.  Earn extra cash by selling stuff you no longer need. 

Find donation and other secondhand opportunities in the Washington County area here.

Rent & Share

Save space and money by renting and sharing items.