Junk We Want

We love multiples!
Materials must be clean. No odour, Stains,
Mildew, Animal Hair, Dust, or Grime.

All donations are subject to staff approval based on
appropriateness and space availability. Materials are
accepted during open hours only. If you have questions
regarding suitability of materials, please call the depot
204-942-JUNK, or email

Art Supplies

Paint, Brushes, Canvases, Canvas Boards, Sketch Books, Art Paper (Drawing/Watercolour…) Easels, Weaving and Felting Tools, Cameras/Darkroom Equipment, Silk Screening Supplies, Typewriters, Book Binding Equipment, Projectors (Slide/Film/Overhead/Opaque etc) Sewing Machines…Drafting Tools, Markers, Pencils, Pens, Pastels, Ink, Charcoal, Crayons, Chalk, Fabric Dyes, Ceramic Glazes…

Craft Materials:

Stained Glass Supplies, Clay, Wax and Wicks, Tile (4”x4” max), Mirrors, Broken China for Mosaics, Carving Tools, Glue guns, Scissors, Staplers, Hole Punches, Glue, Tape, Stamps/Stamp Pads, Yarn, Crochet Thread, Embroidery Floss, Jute, Knitting Needles, Crochet Hooks, Beads, Buttons, Costume Jewelry pieces, Polished Rocks and Stones, Jewelry Making Tools, Wire, Sheet Metal, Pipe Cleaners, Cardboard Tubes, Popsicle Sticks, Puzzle Pieces, Glitter, Artificial Flowers, Corks, Baskets, Marbles, Cookie Cutters, Paper Clips, Spools…Pine Cones, Shells, Feathers, Fur, Leather, Driftwood, Dried Flowers, Wooden Dowels, Moulding and Wood Pieces (good condition, no nails/staples etc), Wooden Boxes, Nails, Screws, Hinges, Old Keys, Pennies, Ornate Metal Pieces, Silverware…


Vinyl Record Albums, Film Reels, Slides, Board Game Boards, Trophies, Bulletin Boards, Desk Lamps, Hand Tools, Photo Albums, Doll Parts, Magnets, Gift Bags and Bows, Bubble Wrap, Rubber Tubing, Blenders, Music Boxes, Musical Instruments…


Framing Supplies

Frames (with or without glass), Canvas Stretchers, Mat Board, Mat Cutters, Glass Cutters, Foam Core, Sign Board, Plexiglass, Framing Hardware…


Metal Cookie Tins, Mason Jars, Baby Food Jars, Gift Boxes, Coffee Canisters, Egg Cartons, Film, Canisters…

Fabric and Notions:

Bolts of Fabric, Fabric pieces, Fabric Sample Books, Fake Fur, Felt, Burlap, Vinyl, Velvet, Upholstery Fabric, Lace, Trim, Ribbon, Seam Binding, Zippers, Snaps, Sequins, Rick Rack, Patterns, Needles and Pins, Quilt Batting, Interfacing, Unused Pillow Stuffing etc…


Off cuts, Paper Rolls, Bond Paper, Cardstock, Construction Paper, Graph Paper, Carbon Paper, Lined Paper, Origami Paper, Handmade Paper, Envelopes, Note Pads, Greeting Cards, Postcards, Books and Magazines relating to Art/Craft or containing imagery for collage, Atlases/Maps, Calendars, Posters, Sheet Music, Photographs, Printed Ephemera (vintage advertising, pamphlets, prints, decals, postage stamps, stickers…) Wallpaper Sample Books/Rolls, Gift Wrap…