Go here now and sign up for a list in your area. What is it? It is a site called Freecycle where you can post things you no longer need, request things you do need, and pick things up from other people that they no longer need, ALL for FREE! It costs nothing to do any of that.
You get daily (or individual) e-mails if you want listing all the stuff offered and requested. Or, you can receive no e-mails and manually surf through the stuff. In some cases, this may become necessary because the volume of e-mail on some lists would be prohibitive.