Thrift Stores / Processing Center

Placerville Reuse & Processing (RAP) Center

180 Industrial Drive, Building E
Phone: (530) 626-1641

The RAP Center is a Snowline enterprise that salvages your recyclables, ships them to developing countries, saves our streams and landfills and supports the Snowline mission.

What is E-Waste?

Just about anything that runs on electricity (working or not) such as:  computers, televisions, microwaves, washers, dryers, flat panel monitors, refrigerators, freezers, broken exercise equipment, etc.

There is a $20 charge for anything with freon (i.e., refrigerators, A/C units, freezers, etc.)

What is Scrap Metal?

Just about anything made of metal such as: bicycles, wire hangers, lawn mowers, water heaters, broken cars, weights, golf clubs, old metal tools, angle Iron, barbed wire, old wire fencing, motors, engines, car parts, etc.

Lawn mowers adn other equipment must have fluids drained before donating.  Fencing should be rolled up.

We are sorry we cannot take everything. Following is a referral guide for those items we cannot accept.  



Batteries (household)

Broken/Damaged Furniture


Cleaning Supplies

Fluorescent Tubes/Bulbs


Hazardous Household Waste




Propane Canisters




Motor/Engine Oil


Documents to be Shredded


Oxygen Canisters






Car Batteries


Mercury Switches      
Plastic Items      

We do accept cans, bottles and metals; however, since we are a non-profit organization, we accept these items as a donation and do not “pay out” for them.   We DO NOT accept glass and plastic bottles.

Your donations make shopping at our thrift stores fun, inspiring, discovery-filled adventures while at the same time, supporting the important hospice care provided by our clinical team to patients and their families throughout Sacramento and El Dorado counties.

Two Ways to Donate:

  • Bring your gently used items to our Thrift Stores
  • Bring your recyclables to our Processing Center

Handle all your recycling needs whether it’s e-waste or metals! Before you dump it ... donate it!!   Every donation helps the environment, the community and the compassionate work our patient care team provides to families in El Dorado and Sacramento Counties.  Our Processing Center ensures nothing goes to waste! 

Recycling News

For more information about  changes in recyclables, please read the following news excerpts:

Mt. Democrat 

KCRA - Stockton/Sacramento 




Thank you does not begin to express my gratitude to each and every one of you.

The gift you gave to my Bobby and me is beyond words. You proved each day the beauty that is hospice.

It’s still difficult, but knowing Bobby departed free of pain and anxiety gives me peace. I will always be grateful for the love and compassion you brought into our house.

Thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Maureen Baker