Alpha Omega Miracle Home- Alpha-Omega Miracle Home (AOMH) is a faith based non-profit 501(c)(3) offering supportive housing, along with holistic program offerings, to single mothers, their children, and senior women. AOMH also broadly serves St. Johns County through various outreach initiatives: a community diaper bank, an annual back-to-school Shoes of Hope giveaway, an Extended Families Program, adoption services, and our Alpha-Omega Thrift Shop. Not only do proceeds from the thrift store fund Alpha-Omega’s housing programs, but homeless and poor families are referred to our agency for free vouchers and receive clothing, shoes, and furniture. All donations to the Alpha-Omega Thrift Store are 100% tax-deductible and we also accept clothes and shoes that should be recycled. 239 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 Phone: 904-217-3569 Hours of Operation: Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. E-mail: email@example.com For more information click here.
Betty Griffin Center - The mission of the Betty Griffin Center is to offer protection and quality services for the victims of domestic violence and their minor children and/or victims of sexual assault and their families in St. Johns County, Florida through the operation of a shelter offering assistance, counseling and transitional support. 2450 Old Moultrie Road, Ste. 202 St. Augustine, FL 32086. For more information click here.
Betty Griffin Center Thrift Shoppes - Donations of clothes, art, toys, household items, jewelry, furniture, and small appliances in good condition are welcome. Pick-ups for estates or large furniture donations can be arranged. All proceeds benefit Betty Griffin Center. Small donations may be taken directly to either Shoppe during the following Business hours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Phone: 904-495-8216. For more information click here.
Haven Hospice - St. Augustineand Haven Hospice Attic A Resale Store - This Haven Hospice St. Augustine Office provides a convenient location from which the Haven Hospice staff can support the needs of our patients and families in this area. Haven Hospice provides comprehensive care that includes programs and services many other hospices do not or cannot offer. Countless individuals, businesses and organizations generously donate items ranging from housewares and furniture to clothing and children’s toys. We appreciate all donations of clothes, electronics, appliances, housewares, furniture and more. 2497 U.S. Highway 1 South St. Augustine, FL Phone: 904-417-1337 Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m. — 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Donations accepted Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.. For more information click here.
Emergency Services & Homeless Coalition of St. Johns County - ESHC provides innovative programs to assist the most chronic homeless families with children in Florida’s St. Johns County to get off the street and on the road to self-sufficiency. 62 Chapin St. St. Augustine, Florida 32084 Phone: 904-824-6623 or 904-819-0059. For more information click here.
St. Gerard Campus - A maternity home & Christian high school for pregnant teens. Their care is felt in the community in many additional ways: the pregnancy center offers pregnancy testing, sonograms and counseling, the community outreach program provides food, clothing, furniture, resources and counseling and all services are free of charge. The need for diapers, baby food, clothes and supplies is unsurpassed. We are also in desperate need of school and household supplies. 1405 U.S. 1 South, St. Augustine, FL 32084 Phone: 904-829-5516. For more information click here.
Ayla's Acres No-Kill Animal Rescue Thrift Shop - With five rooms featuring furniture, antiques, clothing, art, books, and new and used collectibles, Ayla's Acres Thrift Shop is sure to have what you are looking for at a great price. While you are here, be sure to visit "Loretta's Loft," our room featuring art, jewelry, clothing, and memorabilia donated by actor, artist, and animal advocate Loretta Swit (M.A.S.H.). We are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 to 5:00. We are happy to pick up furniture, appliances, and other large-item donations. 142 King Street, St. Augustine, Florida Phone: 904-484-8792 For more information click here.
Vietnam Veterans of America- The VVA is a respected charity that gives aid to all of America’s veterans, not just those of a particular age group or war. By donatingused clothes, shoes, small appliances, and other household items, you help generate funds to take care of the soldiers and service men and women who help keep America safe from harm. Schedule a pick up online by clicking here. For more information click here.
AmVets- We are not a donation location but there is a clothing drop box located at the entrance to our post. If you or anyone you know has any unwanted clothing, shoes, furniture, or household items that you would like to donate, please feel free to contact AmVets Donation Pick Up at 904-389-4317. There are also donation bins located throughout St. Augustine. 1030 SR206 East St. Augustine, Fl 32086 Phone: 904- 217-4848 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org For more information click here.
The Salvation Army- The Salvation Army Family Store supports our many outreach programs by turning reusable goods into much needed funding. Proceeds generated by Family Store sales are used to give tangible assistance and offer hope to First Coast residents. If you’re clearing out your clutter and don’t have a way to transport the furniture you’d like to donate, no problem! We can pick up your large furniture donation anytime from 9am to 4pm, Monday through Friday, depending on your location. 276 Solana Road Ponte Vedra Bch., FL 32082 Phone: 904-280-4252. Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM. For more information click here.
Goodwill - Goodwill Industries of North Florida is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to assisting all individuals who face barriers to employment. We do this by providing innovative employment, training and placement services. Our ultimate goal is to enable such individuals to acquire employment and to develop careers. All Donation Centers are open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. For location information click here.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore- We take donations of used and working furniture, appliances, household items (such as lamps, dishes, pans, etc.) and some construction materials. Donations may be dropped off directly at the store during normal operating hours. Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore is open Tuesday-Saturday 10:00 am – 5:30 pm 5 Hargrove Grade, Palm Coast FL Phone: 386-202-2401 For more information click here.
Books For Africa- This organization ships college text books, children's books, science and math books, dictionaries to African schools. We collect, sort, ship, and distribute books to students of all ages in Africa. Our goal: to end the book famine in Africa. Books For Africa accepts:
popular fiction and nonfiction reading books (soft and hard cover).
books that are 15 years old or newer.
primary, secondary, and college textbooks (soft and hard cover) with a 2002 or newer publish date.
reference books published in 2007 or later .
medical, nursing, IT, and law books with a 2007 or newer publish date.
some Bibles or religious books, please place them in a box separate from other donations and mark the box as “Religious texts.” Bibles are sent only when requested by African recipients.
School/office supplies—paper, pencils, pens, wall charts, maps, etc.
Acceptable books are gently used and relevant to an African reader. For more information click here.
Give Back Box- The purpose of Give Back Box® is to provide an effortless and convenient method of donating your used household items. Give Back Box not only provides an easy way to be part of a truly good cause, it gives a secondary use to corrugated boxes and guarantees they will be recycled. So this is an all-round CSR & Sustainability solution that costs you literally nothing. Give Back Box® provides vendor services to retailers and charities, giving each and every cardboard box a second life to help people in need. So it is also a 'green' solution! Reuse your online shipping boxes in which you received your purchases, or any other cardboard box you may have, to donate your unwanted household items: such as gently used clothing, shoes etc., to make a major difference in the life of another person. For more information or to print a label click here.
JDog Junk Removal & Hauling- They haul almost anything except hazardous materials or chemicals. They will take paint products so long as the containers are opened and the liquid material has either dried or the container has been filled with kitty litter or other filler. What we do take: Wood, Yard waste: Branches, trees/leaves, Furniture: Couches/sofas, mattresses, dressers, tables, Appliances: Fridges, freezers, washers & dryers, Garage cleanouts, Attics, Sheds, Pianos, Swing sets, Hot Tubs and more. Contact at 844-GET-JDOG or email@example.com For more information click here.
1-800-GOT-JUNK? is a full-service residential and commercial junk removal company. Just point at what you would like hauled away and they'll take care all the hard work. From home appliances to construction debris, strollers to electronics, they'll handle it all. Everything they collect gets donated, recycled, or reused before being sent off to the landfill. Phone: 1-800-468-5865 For more information click here.
First Coast Shredding offers a drop off shredding service that is perfect for residents concerned about identity theft, home businesses, small businesses, or just those who have a small amount of materials that don't require an on-site shredding service. Drop off shredding is a convenient way to easy dispose of old tax records, personal documents, private mail, or anything you don't want to get into the wrong hands. For more information click here.
Junk Mail - You can opt out for 5 years or permanently by visiting these sites click here and/or click here
Crazy Crayons Crayon Recycling- The National Crayon Recycle Program takes unwanted, rejected, broken crayons to a better place, where they will be recycled into new crayons!With that being said, please first look in your area for organizations that need crayons such as: Inner City Art Programs, Hospitals, Orphanages, Battered Women Shelters, Homeless Shelters, Low Income Daycares
Crayola ColorCycle Marker Recycling- Through this initiative, students in K-12 schools across the continental United States and parts of Canada can collect and repurpose used Crayola markers.
Earth 911 allows you to search for what you want to recycle with city and state and it pulls up all the places that accept that product. Click here to begin search
Sensible Recycling- Stop paying for data destruction, computer recycling, and electronics services. That’s right, ALL of our services are FREE! We come to you, or you can bring your material to us. We strive to make recycling computers and electronics and data security easy. Items accepted: Computers, Laptops, Printers, Flat Screen TV’s/Monitors, Cables, Battery Backups, Cable Boxes, Modems, Stereos, Circuit Boards, more. On and off site hard drive shredding. Monday - Friday: 8am - 5pm, Saturday: 8am - 12pm 9640 Sunbeam Center Dr. Suite 3 Jacksonville, FL 32257 Phone: 904-327-3426. For more information click here.
Advanced Disposal – Servicing the southern half of St. Johns County (See Service Map). Advanced Disposal is proud to collect your recyclables and to provide you with a new, wheeled 95-gallon recycling cart to help keep St. Johns County cleaner and greener. The best part is, there's room for more recycling. Toss in your recyclables, roll them to the curb and you're done – it's that easy! For more information, call (904) 827-1005, read Advanced Disposal Recycling Information, or visit www.AdvancedDisposal.com/StJohnsCountyFL
Republic Services – Servicing the northern half of St. Johns County (See Service Map). We believe that recycling at home should be effortless. All you have to do is place your recyclables in the container, and we’ll do the rest. Our advanced sorting equipment ensures your recyclables are processed responsibly and reliably. From efficient curbside pickup to thorough sorting systems, we’re making our planet better. For more information, call (904) 825-0991, read Republic Services Recycling Information, or visit www.republicservices.com/residents
Items Accepted Include: Paper
Paper Towel Cores
Cardboard Boxes - Flattened to 2 ft by 3 ft sections
Brown Paper Bags
Paperboard Boxes - Cereal
NO BROKEN GLASS
Aluminum Beverage Cans
Steel Food Cans
Aluminum Baking Tins
Aluminum Food Cans
Clean Metallic Lids
Food & Beverage Cartons
Detergent & Cleaning Containers
Milk Jugs & Colored Jugs
All Plastics Labeled #1-7 (labels do not need to be removed)
Items Not Collected:
Food Waste & Garbage
Fireworks & Flares
Mirrors & Window Panes
Needles and other Medical Waste
Refrigerators & Freezers
Washers & Dryers
Window Air Conditioners
Stoves & Ranges
Recycle appliances curbside by scheduling a collection with your service provider.
All household garbage, hazardous waste, and white goods may be brought to either of the St. Johns County Transfer Stations for disposal during operating hours. (Recyclables only accepted at Tillman Ridge.) Tillman Ridge Transfer Station (Map) 3005 Allen Nease Rd Elkton, Florida 32033 Stratton Rd Transfer Station (Map) 250 North Stratton Rd St. Augustine, Florida 32095
Monday - Friday, 7am - 6pm, Saturday, 7am - 1pm
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Household Hazardous Waste can be dropped off free of charge at Tillman Ridge or Stratton Rd Transfer Stations. Items include: motor oil, oil filters, gasoline, wax, cleaners, soap, pool chemicals, pesticides, insecticides, grout, aerosol cans, antifreeze, adhesives, flea dip, car & appliance batteries, polishes, lubricants, muriatic acid, propane gas cylinders, solvents, thinner, transmission fluid, brake fluid, lighter fluid, fire extinguishers, linseed oil, naval jelly, photo chemicals, etc. Oil-based paint, latex paint and fluorescent light bulbs are also accepted and a disposal fee is charged.
Obsolete Electronics include monitors, televisions, CPUs, laptops, printers, scanners, copiers, fax machines, keyboards, mice, cables, game hardware, UPS units, external drives, modems, phones, pagers, radios, stereos, VCR's, tape players, speakers, small kitchen appliances, power tools, health and beauty appliances.
Waste Tires – Automobile and light truck tires only. Limit 10 per household and a disposal fee is charged.
Not accepted: yard trash, garbage, construction materials, commercial items. Residential materials only. Construction & Demolition Debris Accepted at Nine Mile C&D Landfill on International Golf Pkwy, (904) 825-2105, or Waste Pro Transfer Station off SR 207, (904) 819-1738.