* A Few Reminders * Shoppers take Only for Their Classroom use. Only Shopper allowed to shop No Spouses or kids. Donations taken on Friday's Only 9:30am - 4:30pm


Welcome to Ruth's  Reusable Resources



Tues.    3:00pm - 6:00pm

Wed.    1:00pm - 6:00pm

Thurs.   1:00pm - 6:00pm

Sat.       9:00am - 2:00pm


Public Store Hours

Tues.     3:00pm - 6:00pm

Wed.     1:00pm - 6:00pm

Thurs.    1:00pm - 6:00pm

Sat.        9:00am - 2:00pm


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 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 at ruthsreusableresources@gmail.com


 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

3R's Environmental Recycling Facts


From Jan 2007 thru Dec. 14th 2016, 3R's has recycled 451,480 lbs or 225 Tons of paper.


308,940 lbs or 154 Tons of cardboard.


225 Tons of Paper saves:

  •  3,825 mature trees.
  •  1,575,000 Gal water.
  •  85,500 Gal Oil.
  •  12.1 Billion Btu's Energy
  •  742.5 cubic yards landfill space.
  • 922,500 kWh energy


154 Tons of Cardboard saves:

  •  7,084 Gal Oil.
  •  1.016 Billion Btu's Energy
  •  1,386 cubic yards landfill space.
  • 60,060 kWh energy




*Recycling Facts come from* www.wm.com

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

                                    Thank You!

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