* A Few Reminders * Donations taken on Fridays ONLY 9:30am - 4:30pm 3R's Welcomes the 2017 Kids in Need Foundation annual National Network Summit

Welcome to Ruth's Reusable Resources!


During the 2015-2016 school year:  146 Shopping Days - 6,683 shopping visits - $3,855,346.89 value of product given away!

Our mission is to ensure that Pre-K - 12th grade students and classrooms 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

3R's needs YOUR help! Click the link below to donate.


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

                                                                        Thank You!



Teacher Store Hours


CLOSED for the summer.

We will reopen  Aug. 19th at 9am.

Public Store Hours


Tuesdays:         12-5 p.m.

Wednesdays:   12-5 p.m.

Thursdays:        12-5 p.m.

Saturday:        9am-2 p.m.

Join 3R's


Learn first hand 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 23rd 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 2016-2017 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.


3R's Environmental Recycling Facts


From January 2007 through
April 27th 2017, 3R's has recycled:


472,400 lbs or 236 TONS of paper


 236 Tons of Paper saves:


  • 4,012 mature trees
  • 1,652,000 Gal water
  • 89,68000 Gal Oil
  • 12.744 Billion Btu's Energy
  • 778 cubic yards landfill space
  • 967,600 kWh energy


321,360 lbs or 160 TONS of cardboard


 160 Tons of Cardboard saves:


  • 7,360 Gal Oil
  • 1.056 Billion Btu's Energy
  • 1,440 cubic yards landfill space
  • 62,400 kWh energy


*Recycling Facts come from* www.wm.com