Is it broken?

If you have stuff that's broken or can't be donated ...

Charities resell goods that are donated so donations have to meet certain quality standards.

Charities don’t have the resources to make repairs to donated goods, even if seemingly minor, or to clean them if they are dirty.

Certain items are not suitable for donation even if they are in good condition and clean, for example hazardous materials, car tyres, analogue TVs and mattresses, but other options exist for the disposal of these.

For example, Council verge pickups can be used rather than donating broken, damaged or other unsaleable items such as analogue TVs, for example.

A wealth of information about disposal can be accessed from entities such as:


Is how much it costs charities to remove the items left outside donation stations each year

A charitable partnership

Giv is an initiative of some of WA's largest charities working together to reduce waste and make every donation count.  This website has been funded by the State Government of Western Australia.