Some organizations and charities, such as Habitat for Humanity ReStore, accept and resell used building materials. Deconstruction, instead of demolition, aids in this process by preserving used building materials in a state fit for reuse.
The reuse of electronics in Canada is being pioneered by charities, refurbishment businesses, and electronics retailers. This model includes buying or accepting electronics donations, repairing, and reselling items such as personal computers and cellular phones. Examples include reBOOT Canada, Computers for Schools, and Telus' Bring-It-Back and Mobility for Good programs.
Refilleries are a retail business model where products, such as bulk food or personal and household care products, are sold via dispensing devices and consumers use their own containers to store/carry their products. As of 2021, there are over 100 refilleries in Canada.
Reusable packaging services provide reusable packaging to retailers, hotels, restaurants, and cafes, retrieve and clean the packaging from consumers, and provide the packaging back to businesses afterward for reuse. Companies providing this service in Canada include Loop, Friendlier, ShareWares, and Reusables.com.