When we substitute a reusable product for a single use product we save resources and save money.
Second Hand Products
Frugal consumers are always looking for a bargain. Second hand stores offer previously purchased products that are in usable condition. By purchasing these products consumers save resources, save money and still get what they need.
Purchasing Second Hand and Used Products
Via the Internet
Lewis County's Materials Exchange Website
For items you don't need or want that are in good, usable condition, list them on the following website: www.2good2toss.com. List items for free or for a minimal price not to exceed $99.00) Go directly to the website to register and list your items or just to browse.
Purchasing Second Hand Products in Person
Lewis County has many thrift shops that offer second hand products. Consider shopping at the following well established businesses in the Twin Cities area.
Visiting Nurses Discovery Shop
- Location: 222 South Pearl Street, Centralia, WA
- Phone Number: 360-623-1560
The Goodwill Store
- Location: 519 Harrison Avenue, Centralia, WA
- Phone Number: 360-736-3828
New Life Home Supply
A partnership, to benefit Habitat for Humanity and Reliable Enterprises, operates this store that sells new and used building supplies and household items. Local businesses and residents are encouraged to donate materials instead of disposing of them in the garbage. Do your part to support Habitat for Humanity and Reliable Enterprises by shopping at the store.
- The store is located at 1757 N. National Ave., Chehalis, WA
- Hours of operation: Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Phone Number: 360-748-4214
- Website: www.reliableenterprises.org
There are many community events that offer second hand items. Plan on attending one to find some great bargains.
Community Garage Sale at the Southwest Washington Fair Grounds
This event is held twice a year. Over 250 vendors are on site inside and outside. For the next garage sale date call the Fair at 360-740-2655.
You can also be a vendor and sell your items. Call the Fair at 360-740-2655 for more info and to obtain a vendor application.