39 Blueberry Road
Portland, ME 04102 Phone: (207) 699-5565
Fax: (207) 699-5566
Email: office3rs@gmail.com
* A Few Reminders *
Both Teacher & 4 Public Store will be CLOSED on Thursday May 21st for United Way Day of Caring.
We will be CLOSED Fri 22nd, Sat 23rd for Memorial Day weekend. (No Donations Fri 22nd)

Learn how You/Your business can help 3R's

Contact Ruth at ruthsreusableresources@gmail.com

For information about sponsoring future 3R's events, projects, "sponsor of the month", and many more opportunities!


Welcome to Ruth's  Reusable Resources



Tues                 3pm-6pm

Wed & Thurs    1pm-6pm

Saturday           9am-2pm

Public Store Hours

Tues               3pm-6pm

Wed & Thurs  1pm-6pm

Saturday         9am-2pm


Items are modestly priced. Located at the entrance of the Teacher Store. Come in and check it out!

3R's needs YOUR help!

Click the link below for donations. Thank You!

Join 3R's


Learn firsthand what a valuable and affordable resource 3R's is to Maine schools and communities. Please join us to see what teachers already know!


It's our 21st year! Ruth's Reusable Resources welcomes you back for member shopping. We have lots of great supplies stocked and ready for your shopping visit.


Please note that your school or organization MUST be a paid 2014-2015 member before staff can shop.


Are you a full-time Ed Tech? You may shop for NON-limited items only.


NOTE: Only approved member school and nonprofit staff may enter the member store. Please do not bring children, spouses, or other guests.


If you are a school or non-profit looking to join, please email us for an application at ruthsreusableresources@gmail.com


Do you or your company want to donate money? ... How about a gift in kind instead!


3R's Wish List

 of gifts needed to help us serve you better.


  • 26' Non CDL Truck with lift-gate
  • Small cargo van for light duty donations
  • New pickup truck with plow (trade in old truck and plow)
  • Plumber for kitchen and new bathroom
    to rework plumbing for sink and dishwasher
  • New kitchen cupboards and installation
  • 50-60 medium sized shopping carts
    10-20 small or double stacked shopping carts
  • Bookbinding guillotine cutting machine
  • 2 portable AED defibrillator's
  • Small 20 ft scissor lift


Please and Thank You!

 Our mission is to ensure that students and classrooms in Maine have the basic tools for learning, by transferring surplus business supplies and merchandise into the hands of school children through teachers


Bridging the gap between businesses and education

Teacher Store Hours

Please visit 3R's Go Fund Me page and help send 3R's employee's to the annual National Kids in Need Foundation Summit. Please and thanks!


3R's Environmental Recycling Facts


From Jan 2007 till March 2015, 3R's has recycled 320,000 lbs or 160 Tons of paper.


246,000 lbs or 123 Tons of cardboard.


160 Tons of Paper saves:

  •  2,720 mature trees.
  •  1,120,000 Gal water.
  •  60,800 Gal Oil.
  •  8.64 Billion Btu's Energy
  •  528 cubic yards landfill space.


123 Tons of Cardboard saves:

  •  5,658 Gal Oil.
  •  811 Million Btu's Energy
  •  1,107 cubic yards landfill space.



Please click on the Clynk link below to learn more on how you can help donate & fundraise money for 3R's.

                                    Thank You!