Habitat Vail Valley ReStore Accepted Donations  

Appliances (Cooktops, stoves, ovens, dishwashers, microwaves, refrigerators, washers and dryers, A/C window units) 

  • Must be in full working order, clean and less than 10 years old 
  • Dishwashers must be in full working order, clean and less than 5 years old 

Not Accepted 

  • Vacuum cleaners 
  • Trash compactors 
  • Non-working appliances. These may be dropped off for recycling at Trinity Recycling. 


  • Complete sets, all doors and drawers attached, no nails or screws sticking out, undamaged during removal 
  • Vanities in good condition. Must not have water damage 
  • Cabinet handles and pulls  

Not Accepted 

  • Single cabinets 
  • Cabinet parts (e.g. doors, shelves, drawers, etc.) 
  • Cabinets with water damage or damage from removal 

Cars, boats and other motorized recreational vehicles 


  • Patio/sliding glass doors must be normal size and in good working condition 
  • Doors with frames are preferred 
  • Interior and exterior 

Not Accepted 

  • Flat panel doors 
  • Hollow-core doors 
  • Shower doors 
  • Mirrored closet doors 

Flooring (Tile, carpeting, rugs, hardwood, laminate, vinyl, granite, marble) 

  • Tile: Minimum donation is 20 square feet
  • All other flooring: Minimum donation is 100 square feet
  • All tile must be unused 
  • All hardwood/laminate (new or used, no nails; must be bundled) 
  • Area rugs must be vacuumed and free of stains 

Not Accepted 

  • Carpeting 
  • Donations of less than 100 square feet 
  • Shag Rugs

Exercise/Sporting Equipment only accepted if dropped off 

  • Weights and weight benches 
  • Bikes in excellent condition 
  • Skies and snowboards in excellent condition 

Not Accepted 

  • Exercise equipment 
  • Ski/snowboard boots 
  • Exercise clothing  

Furniture  (indoor & outdoor) 

  • All furniture items must be in good, clean condition, free of stains and pet hair, and made of solid wood 
  • Desks can only be accepted if solid wood, one piece, and under 6 feet

Not Accepted 

  • Armoires and entertainment centers 
  • China Cabinets
  • Pianos 
  • Baby furniture 
  • Executive Desk
  • L-shaped or particle board desks, desks over 6 feet long, and cubicles.
  • Incomplete bed frames 
  • Particle board furniture, only solid wood.  

Housewares (décor, artwork, dishes, books, linens and soft goods) 

  • Artwork, mirrors, knick knacks, pictures and decorative items (mirrors must be framed) 
  • All dishware and cookware items must be clean and boxed 
  • Small appliances must be clean and in good working order 
  • Linens must be clean, free of tears and boxed or bagged 
  • Pillows must be clean, stain free and boxed or bagged 

Landscaping (Brick, stone, cinderblock, lawn-care tools, slate, cultured stone) 

  • All bricks, stone and cinderblock must be on pallets and clean of mortar  
  • Snow blowers, lawn mowers, and garden equipment 
  • Rakes, hand tools, wheelbarrows and other yard tools 
  • Planters, pots and outdoor décor 

Lighting & Electrical 

  • Lamps and chandeliers 

Not Accepted 

  • Ceiling fans 
  • Fluorescent bulbs or fixtures 
  • Track lighting 
  • Used light bulbs 


  • No minimum length for lumber; no nails or paint 
  • Trim must be a minimum of 6 feet long with no nails or paint 
  • Sheet goods: plywood, OSB, drywall – minimum ½ sheet (4’x4’) 
  • Roofing: new, minimum one bundle 

Not Accepted 

  • Anything with nails, holes or paint 

Plumbing (Sinks, faucets, toilets, bathroom accessories) 

  • Toilets must be at least 1.6 gallons per flush (low-flow). Must be complete and assembled. Must be clean with no wax ring
  • Bathtubs must be new and standard size (30”x60”) 
  • No cast iron tubs for pick up, however they may be dropped off at the ReStore for recycling 

Not Accepted 

  • Used faucets 
  • Cast iron tubs 

Televisions and Electronics 

  • Flat screen monitors and HDTVs under 5 years old 
  • DVD players 
  • High fidelity stereo equipment (speakers and receivers)  

Not Accepted 

  • Tube or projection TVs 
  • Printers 
  • Fax machines 
  • VCRs 
  • Humidifiers 


  • General purpose tools 
  • Power tools must be in good working condition and with all accessories 
  • Construction equipment and tools 


  • Double-pane, vinyl or metal clad 
  • Clear in good reusable condition 

Not Accepted 

  • Very large or custom-sized windows (maximum size 5’x 5’) 

Other Donations We Never Accept 

  • Paint 
  • Stain 
  • Hazardous materials 
  • Ceiling tiles 
  • Fluorescent light fixtures 
  • Unframed glass or mirrors 
  • Tires 
  • Ladders 
  • Shag Rugs
  • Bunk Beds
  • Anything in non resalable condition


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