Teacher Reuse Store


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Location: 1005 College Avenue Athens, GA 30605
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 10 AM - 7 PM and

Saturday 8 AM - Noon
The Teacher Reuse Store is a unique collaboration of business, industry, education, and government partnerships. It provides an innovative approach to the recovery and reuse of business and industry discards and/or by-products. The store provides a variety of items to local teachers (Athens-Clarke, Madison, Oconee, and Oglethorpe County teachers in both public and private schools) for free!

Currently, the organizers are seeking items for the teacher reuse store.
Items include, but are not limited to:
  • General office supplies:teacher reuse store_thumb_thumb.jpg
    • File folders
    • Binders
    • Clip Boards
    • Labels, stickers, etc.
    • Paper!
    • Pencils, Pens, Rulers, Etc.
    • Desk top items
    • Art supplies
  • Unusual items:
    • Glass bottles, science equipment, etc.  
  • Furniture:
    • Shelving
    • Desks
    • Chairs
    • File Cabinets
Electronics or hazardous materials will not be accepted for the Teacher Reuse Store.

The goal of the Teacher Reuse Store is to provide usable materials to teachers for no cost and reduce the amount of waste disposed in our local landfill. Please take the time and examine what your business or industry discards and you might discover that your trash is a teacher's treasure!

If your business or industry is interested in donating items to the reuse store, please contact the Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division by phone at 706-613-3512 or by email at recycle@athensclarkecounty.com . We accept donations year-around.

Teacher Information
Year round, local teachers from Athens-Clarke, Madison, Oconee and Oglethorpe County can "shop" in the store for free.  The store is open to public, private and homeschoolers in the counties listed above.  Teachers must bring the proper identification to enter the store (e.g.: teacher identification badge, letter on school letterhead stating teaching position and signed by the principal and/or director and/or state homeschool registration paperwork).  NO CHILDREN ALLOWED IN THE STORE! 

Store Location and Contact Information
The Teacher Reuse Store is now open year round and is located at 1005 College Ave. at our CHaRM (Center for Hard to Recycling Materials) location. Hours are Monday and Wednesday 10 AM - 7 PM and Saturday 8 AM - Noon. For additional information, please contact the ACC Recycling Division at (706) 613-3512.

Organizing Committee
Organizing committee members include participants from Athens-Clarke County Recycling Division, Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful, Keep Madison County Beautiful, Oconee County Beautiful Commission, and Oglethorpe County.

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