Children’s Programs can use thousands of pounds of clean, reusable materials from ending up in the Regional District landfill.
All kinds of treasures donated by local businesses and individuals are the perfect low-cost option for art projects, costumes, decorations, and other creative endeavors.
The Nelson & District Community Complex accepts pre-approved clean and safe re-useable materials from businesses and individuals during our regular business hours.
Materials Wish List:
Doweling or bamboo
|plastic flowers||large coffee - vegtable cans (clean)|
|cardboard egg cartons||2 L soda containers with lids|
|magazines or catalogs||construction paper|
Fabric, vinyl or colorful and shiny materials
Musical instrument parts - Piano, etc.
Cards & Calendars
Shoe Boxes or small cardboard boxes
Wooden/plastic picture frames – 5X7 to 11X17
Clean plastic container tops – all sizes, ex: pop tops or milk jug tops
Art supplies – clean paint brushes, glue, paints: watercolor/tempura/acrylic
Small glass jars w lids – baby food or jam type
Clean empty Tetra juice packs large and small
Springs – no rust
Clean plastic bags, i.e. colorful shopping bags
Unique and interesting doo dads
Bicycle parts, i.e- wheels
Donations reduce your disposal costs and keep items out of the landfill.
For more information on types of items we accept, call the Recreation Programmer, Rebecca Wheeler at 250-354-4386, ext. 5107 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.