Reuse Fair at Earth Day

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Join us in promoting REUSE
at the 2018 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration!
Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Porter County Expo Center

Reuse Fair:

Spring cleaning? Your working, usable but unwanted stuff can help schools and non-profit organizations from Northwest Indiana.

All items must be clean and in good condition. We reserve the right to inspect and refuse any item before you leave it. 

Download the Wish List here (when list is complete) or view below .

These items, and only these items, will be accepted from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration, Saturday, April 21, at the Porter County Expo Center, 215 E. Division Rd., Valparaiso. 

REUSE FAIR
WISH LIST

  • animal books – children and adult
  • avian cages 
  • baby blankets 
  • baby toys – infant such as rattles, hoops, crib toys, plastic balls
  • beads 
  • bicycles (usable or repairable)
  • bird feeders 
  • bird houses
  • blankets
  • burlap sacks
  • buttons
  • cardboard
  • cardboard tubes – paper towel, toilet paper
  • catch nets of all shapes and sizes
  • ceramic glazes
  • chain—plastic
  • clay
  • clip boards of all sizes 
  • clips and hooks -- stainless steel
  • craft sticks and blocks
  • craft supplies -- clay, markers, crayons, hole punches, stampers, fabric, wooden craft sticks and blocks, ribbon, beads, thread
  • crayons
  • decoy animals – plastic
  • glue gun (hot) and sticks
  • fabric--sheets, bolts and scraps of fabric, cotton blend fabrics best
  • feathers -- specifically for crafts (no old feather pillows please)
  • film
  • film cameras
  • film photo/darkroom equipment
  • flashlights
  • food dehydrator
  • hole punches
  • horse care items
  • jars—empty with or without lids
  • jewelry--broken OK 
  • keys
  • lego blocks (all sizes)
  • magnifying glasses
  • manila folders (new)
  • markers
  • mirrors (stainless steel unbreakable only)
  • paint: acrylic, watercolor, Non-toxic (child-proof) paints
  • paint brushes (clean)
  • paint canvases--stretched or mounted--any size
  • parrot toys
  • pencils
  • pencil erasers
  • perfumes
  • pet bowls
  • pet crates
  • pet toys
  • phone books
  • pillow cases
  • piñatas
  • pipe cleaners
  • poster board (blank)
  • reptile supplies
  • ribbon
  • rope
  • Rubbermaid totes with lids
  • sewing materials (thread, needles, etc)
  • scales -- Human, kitchen, vet scales
  • shredded paper(no staples please)
  • soccer net
  • stampers – for crafts
  • sweatshirts--any size
  • tape: masking, duct
  • tile--any color/size
  • thumb drives
  • thread
  • tools (hand, garden, yard)
  • towels
  • t-shirts--any size
  • water jugs-- 5 gallon
  • white glue
  • wire (any gauge)
  • wool sweaters (must be 100% wool) --any size
  • wrapping paper
  • yard decorations
  • zip ties

 

 

Your items will benefit: 

  1. Michigan City High School
  2. Washington Park Zoo
  3. Working Bikes

Any questions, please contact Donna, 219-465-3819.