Items We Accept

We accept donations of new, excess, or gently-used building materials, appliances, furniture, and more. Your donation helps support programs and services dedicated to reducing waste. Stardust is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. As such, all materials we receive as a donation are eligible for a tax deduction.

We cannot accept materials containing hazardous substances, including: Paint of all kinds, Asbestos-containing materials, PCBs, toxic or flammable products, batteries, contaminated plumbing, containers that may have held chemicals of any kind or pest infestations.

Cabinets

Kitchen cabinet sets*
Bathroom vanity cabinets
Single cabinets**
Cabinet drawers
Cabinet doors
Cabinet shelves

We do not accept custom, built-in cabinetry, or mobile home cabinets. Items cannot have mold or water damage.
* Modular kitchens only.
** Kitchen and bath cabinets only.

 

Appliances

Ovens or cooktops
Dishwashers
Washing machines
Vintage appliances*
Hood vents
Microwaves
Dryers
Appliance parts
Refrigerators
Freezers

All appliances must be in working condition and less than 20 years old.
* Must be 1955 and older.

 

Plumbing

Sinks
Shower doors and tracks
Water heater*
Fountain pumps*
Tubs
PVC Pipes
Window A/C unit*
A/C unit with air handler*
Toilets**
Garbage disposal*
Irrigation*
Faucets***
Pool pumps, heaters, and filters*

* Must be less than 10 years old. No rust or clogs.
** Round, oval, and lowboys toilets are accepted.
*** Must include hardware for install.

 

Hardware

Door knobs
Nuts*
Nails*
Door strike plates*
Drawer pulls
Bolts*
Screws*
Tools
Hinges*
Mounting brackets

* Must be in a container or box. Loose nuts are not accepted.

 

Doors

Interior doors
Hollow-core doors
Bi-fold doors
Security or screen doors
Exterior doors
Solid-core doors

Items cannot have holes, mold, water-damage, or rot.

 

Windows

Dual-paned windows
Blinds*
Shutters
Window screens
Vintage single pane windows**

Items cannot have broken glass, aluminum frames, or fabric window coverings.
* Must include hardware for install.
** Must be 1955 and older, have a wooden frame, and be standard size.

 

Lighting and Electrical

Light fixtures*
Ceiling fans**
Breaker boxes
Electrical wires
Glass shades and globes
Fan blades
Outlets or switches
Light bulbs***

Items cannot have fluorescent lights.
* Must be in working order. High voltage items are not accepted.
** Must be in working order and include hardware for install.
*** Must be in packaging.

 

Flooring

Carpet squares
Carpet*
Tile**
Wood flooring

* Must be brand new and never installed.
** Must have no signs of grout.
*** Must be de-nailed, no glue or mastic, and bundled or boxed.

 

Countertops and Stone

Granite
Corian
 Butcher block
Cultured marble*
Marble
Formica

Tile countertops are not accepted.
* Cannot be yellowed.

 

Outdoor

Bricks and pavers*
Siding
Outdoor grills​
Garage doors
Shingles
Gates and fences
Outdoor décor
Spas*
Lumber**
Pool equipment
Gardening tools

* Drop-off donation only.
** Must be de-nailed with no signs of water damage or rot.

 

Furniture

Couches
Coffee tables
Framed mirrors
Pianos
Dressers
Desks
Bed frames
Pool tables*
Night stands
Office chairs
Home décor
Exercise equipment**
Entertainment centers
Filing cabinets
Bookshelves***
Murphy beds***
Dining tables and chairs

Upholstered furniture must be free of stains, rips, or pet hair. We cannot accept mattresses, cubicles, or cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions.
* Drop-off donation only.
** Must be less than 10 years old.
*** Must include all hardware for install.

 

Miscellaneous

Ceiling tile
Sheetrock
Insulation
Closet systems

* Must be 1/2 sheet minimum.
** Must be brand new.

Schedule a Home Pickup

We make donating large materials easy with a free and convenient home pickup service.

Find A Location

Our two metro Phoenix locations give you an opportunity to shop and donate in person.