Re-Use It Centre

The Town of Banff Re-Use It Centre has reopened and is receiving clients by appointment only (use link below).

Open  10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

  • Fridays
  • Saturdays 
  • Sundays

The Re-Use It Centre is located at the Waste Transfer Site, 160 Hawk Avenue, in the Industrial District.

Re Use It Centre

Registration is Required
To ensure the safety of Town employees and residents, those who wish to drop off items or browse items at the Re-Use It Centre must reserve the time of their visit, prior to arriving at the centre.

Reserve your time slot to visit the Re-Use It Centre for drop off or browsing.

COVID and Safety Requirements:

  • Capacity is limited to one 15-minute reservation at a time – no more than 3 members of an immediate household in one vehicle per reservation.
  • Everyone using the Re-use It Centre must maintain a 2-metre distance from anyone not members of their immediate household.
  • Masks are mandatory at all times within the Re-Use It Centre - when arriving/departing and when dropping off and/or picking up items.
  • Those using the Re-Use It Centre must drop off and move items on their own; assistance by attendant for moving objects requiring more than one person to lift is not possible at this time to ensure physical distancing is maintained.

Violation of any requirements may result in the reserved visit being cancelled, denial of access to the Re-use It Centre, and further possible action.

 The Re-Use It Centre accepts items such as:

  • Hard furniture (not upholstered)
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Dishes & other kitchen items
  • Light fixtures
  • Small appliances
  • Outdoor gear

The Re-Use It Centre does not accept these items:

  • Large appliances (e.g. refrigerators)
  • Upholstered furniture
  • Tires
  • Mattresses/box springs
  • Clothing
  • Automotive parts
  • Scrap metal/wood
  • Infant gear (car seats, cribs, high chairs) 

 If you have a large item that you would like to be re-used and require pickup, please use the Town of Banff’s Unwanted Item Pickup service online. Never leave anything beside the bins in your neighbourhood. 

 Alternatives to throwing into garbage your items that are not accepted by the Re-Use It Centre include: