Footwear

Eastern

Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Gently-used footwear can be donated to a thrift store or charitable organization or sold or given away through classified ads online, in local newspapers and magazines and through online communities.

You can dispose of footwear that is no longer useful with your regular garbage.

See Garbage for disposal options.

Clothesline – Canadian Diabetes Association

The Canadian Diabetes offers drop-off and pick-up services for clothing, footwear and other household textiles and cloth-based items.  Pick-up services are also available for small household items such as kitchenware, pots & pans, tools and blenders.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Phone: (709) 747-4590
Web: www.diabetes.ca

craigslist

craigslist provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.newfoundlandcraigslist.ca

Kijiji

Kijiji provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.kijiji.ca

Newfoundland Buy & Sell

Newfoundland Buy & Sell provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Magazine, Online
Web: www.nlbuyandsell.com

NL Classified

NL Classified provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.nlclassifieds.com

One-Step Shoe Recycling

One Step collects gently used and unwanted shoes through donation drives held by churches, schools, business and community groups and distributes them to those in need across Canada and around the world.  To learn more about hosting a shoe drive, click on the website below.

Location: Province-wide
Web: www.onestepshoerecycling.org

Previously Loved Clothes and Things

Epilepsy NL offers drop-off and pick-up services for clothing, footwear, toys and other household items.

Location: 351 Kenmount Road, St. John's
Phone: (709) 753-7283
Web: epilepsynl.com

Salvation Army Thrift Stores

Donate gently used clothing and household items to your local Salvation Army Thrift Store or call to arrange pick up of larger items.

Location: Services throughout the province.
Web: www.thriftstore.ca

The Running Room

The Running Room collects running shoes that are in good condition but not suitable for running and donates them to The Gathering Place.

Location: 9 Ronan Avenue, St. John's
Phone: 709-738-3433
Web: www.runningroom.com

Value Village

Donate gently used clothing, footwear, toys and other household items to Value Village.

Location: 161 Kenmount Road, St. John's
Phone: 709-726-5200
Web: www.valuevillage.com

Yellow Pages Listing – Second-Hand Stores

Additional services may be available in your region.

Location: Locations throughout the province.
Web: View a listing of Second-Hand Stores in the Yellow Pages.

Think About It

It’s estimated that 20 billion pairs of shoes are produced annually and roughly 300 million pairs are thrown away each year.

Extend the life of your footwear by purchasing good quality shoes and having them repaired when necessary.