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Donations & Reuse for Nonprofits & Agencies

Nonprofits and agencies can get donations of new and used items through reuse or exchange programs.

To discard unwanted or surplus property, City agencies must contact the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Office of Surplus Activities (DCAS/OSA) through the agency’s relinquishment officer.

For each item, the Office of Surplus Activities will determine what to do among the following options: Transfer to Another Agency; Sale from Agency Location; Move to Warehouse; Scrap; or Destroy Order.

Destroy Orders are issued for items with no transfer or sale value. If the items are in good condition, the agency can consider programs for donation and reuse.

Unless donated or resold for reuse, agencies and nonprofit institutions must always recycle electronics.