Not Accepted



At this time we will NOT be accepting any Christmas items that are chipped, scuffed or incomplete. No string lights that are half working. No loose Christmas trees -- must be inside a box.

stained, ripped, or company branded


Although these can't be donated you can always drop them off in the bins outside Mackenthun's.  They'll be turned into recycled materials! We also are not accepting used underwear or socks. If you have a question about a certain item of clothing, feel free to reach out to us! 


Like we mentioned, we just do not have the space to accommodate these larger items. You can, however, donate them over at Freshwater Furniture Depot!

mattresses or boxsprings

Again, we just do not have the space or manpower to accommodate for items like this. We also will no longer be accepting  camping tents or air mattresses.

baby utility items

This includes baby cribs, high chairs, strollers, and car seats. Unfortunately, we can't accept these items due to safety regulations.

large area rugs & carpet

We love that you're looking for a place to drop this item to be reused but again, we are strapped for space. We do not accept area rugs larger than 4x6. 

broken/battery operated toys

Sadly we cannot give your well loved toys a new home. We also would hate to get a battery operated toy in + resell it only for our valued shoppers to realize it no longer works. 


At this time we cannot accept any weapons as donations. For the safety of our employees, volunteers, and our shoppers, we cannot safely store, test, or accept these items.


This includes TVs, DVD/Blu-Ray players, computers, gaming systems, etc. 

window treatments

Sorry, we do not accept any type of window treatments including blinds.

appliances & exercise equipment

Please, do not drop any appliances, stationary bikes, treadmills, etc. off as donations. Our facility cannot accommodate these items.

hardwired lights

Again, we just do not have the space or manpower to accommodate for items like this. We also do not accept light bulbs at this time. 

industrial items

This includes cans of paint, scrap metals, scrap wood, etc.

141 depot dr. waconia, mn