MAT-EX (Western/Central New York Materials Exchange): Established as a reuse program for a 19-county region in NY. MAT-EX typifies the adage that "one person's trash is another person's treasure." MAT-EX can help a business or individual locate users for surplus materials or to find free or inexpensive materials. For more information call (585) 344-2580 x5463 or visit www.mat-ex.org.
Have a garage sale or consider listing your items on the Web (ebay, Craig's List, FreeCycle, etc.).
Certain items in usable condition can be donated to Habitat for Humanity, Goodwill, the Salvation Army, Volunteers of America or other reuse-oriented organizations.