Visit the ReUZ Room

We are now making Reuz Room appointments for drop offs and pick-ups.  Please do not just drop by as we need to ensure that staff will be available.  Please call (219) 853-2420 and ask for one of our educators to make an appointment.  Reuz Room hours are generally Monday-Friday, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. 

Reuz Room Donation List

Monday-Friday 2:00 pm-4:00 pm (by appointment only)








Need metal pop tabs, plastic tubs, 20 cereal boxes or 300 crayons? Visit the ReUZ Room located at 8695 Broadway, Merrillville. Free supplies are available to any non-profit organization, including teachers, scout and church groups. Shoe boxes, buttons, used crayons, paper towel tubes, egg cartons, and yarn are just a few of the reusable items accepted as donations and made available to you. Before you leave the ReUZ Room, your bags of reusables are weighed and a record is kept of the pounds of trash diverted from landfills! Call (219) 853-2420 for more information about this great resource!

Located in the Lake County Solid Waste Management District
8695 Broadway, Merrillville, IN 46410


Visitors to the Reuz Room can bring PRE-SORTED, CLEAN, REUSABLE items to the EEC during the hours listed above. A staff member will check your items in before you leave so please be prepared to spend a few minutes here. Items CANNOT be left outside the building at any time.

LIST OF DONATION GUIDELINES and acceptable donations.

If you are looking to donate a usable item that we do not accept, check this out...

Please call ahead to (219) 853-2420 to be sure we are open and accepting your items.


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