2019 moving guide
Keep the University District safe, clean, and reduce the amount of waste headed to landfills. Utilize these resources when you are ready to move out at least two weeks prior to the end of your lease.
Couches - Mattresses - Small Appliances - Carpets - Desks - Dressers - Lamps - Household Items
READY TO MOVE? Donate first!
Furniture Bank of Central Ohio.
Your furniture will go towards families that need it the most. Plus, it's the green solution to keep unnecessary waste out of our landfills. Schedule a free pick-up one week in advance.
A wide variety of household items can be donated to this non-profit for reuse. Items must be dropped-off at a retail donation center. The closest retail center is located at 2550 N. High Street.
Volunteers of America
Household items can be donated to this non-profit for reuse. Schedule a free pick-up at least four days in advance.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore
Anything to build or furnish a home can be donated to this non-profit. Schedule a free pick-up for large furniture items at least a week in advance. Other items may be dropped off at a donation center.
National Kidney Services
This non-profit recycles furniture, household items, and electronics. A free pick-up (weekdays only) can be scheduled one week in advance.
Second Sight Project
This non-profit provides artists residences in the Franklinton neighborhood and is seeking gently used furniture and housewares.
Neighborhood Services, Inc.
Clothing and non-perishable food items can go to University District families in need. Clothing must be washed and clean prior to donation at 1950 N Fourth Street, M-F, between 9:00am - 3:00pm.
Community Computer Alliance
Working or non-working electronics can be recycled through the organization. They will accept computer monitors, flat screen TVs, and tube TVs for a fee. There are several drop-off locations around Columbus.
Buckeye Food Alliance
This campus food pantry was created by students for students with the mission that “No Buckeye Goes Hungry.” Food items may be dropped-off anytime at Lincoln Tower (side loading dock).
For a complete listing of reuse and recycling locations visit the Recycle & Reuse Search Tool
recycling special items
Items such as refrigerators, air conditioners, de-humidifiers, and TVs need to be handled by recycling and waste professionals. They cannot be picked-up by the City of Columbus. The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) provides a searchable resource directory for those items.
Visit: SWACO Recycle & Reuse Search Tool for more information