Effective June 1, the Swift Current Branch of the Saskatchewan Abilities Council will be expanding their current recycle services to include a ReUse Warehouse. The purpose of the ReUse Warehouse is to provide employment and training opportunities to individuals with disabilities and to divert reusable waste from the landfill site. ReUse Warehouse will open June 16, and is located at 1110 - 6th Ave. N.E. in Swift Current.
ReUse Warehouse will accept items such as appliances in good condition (electric only), architectural items, office equipment (in good condition), cabinets, countertops, doors, electrical items (plates, plugs, wire, fans, etc.), flooring materials (area rugs, carpet, undamaged ceramic tile, vinyl flooring, wood flooring), hardware (doors, cabinets, etc.), insulation (new only), lighting (florescent and incandescent, lumber (framing/trim/pressure treated, milled lumber, plywood, siding trim), masonry (bricks – whole, intact and in good condition), cinderblock (whole, intact and in good condition), sheet rock (wallboard, drywall), paint/wall coverings (paint must be new, unopened cans and latex only), wall coverings (unopened rolls), plumbing fixtures (bathtubs, commodes, plumbing hardware, pipe (PVC, metal or copper), sinks, roofing materials/gutters (new roofing and gutter materials, rolls of roofing material, shingles, tools (in good working order).
ReUse will not accept: appliances that do not fully work, furniture – all types, blinds, broken or unframed glass, clothing, drapes, lead based paints, mattresses, open or partially used paint, paint thinner or other hazardous or toxic chemicals, pesticides.