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Welcome to Positive Apparel Thrift Store

Family Run, Locally Owned,
Community Driven

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Antique Store

Hours of Opperation

Come Visit

Monday  - Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Sunday: Closed

 We are Closed for all Stat Holidays

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Who are we?

At Positive Apparel Thrift Store, we accept donations on a regular basis, and our ever-expanding inventory reflects this. Our shoppers benefit from our low prices and vast selection.


We offer Quality Used Clothing at affordable prices, Dollar Clothing, Kitchen and House Hold Items, Home Furnishing and Appliances, Youth Employment, Delivery Services, Pawn and Cash for Gold.


We support our community through sponsorships, recycling initiatives and full-time employment.

Positive Apparel is dedicated to keeping our planet green and our footprint small. You can bring your unwanted clothing, cloth items and household linens in any condition as long as they are clean and dry. We also take purses, belts, shoes, household items, furniture and appliances.

We offer free in town pick up service of furniture call today 250-505-5444.


Please do not leave items out when we are closed. 

What do we take all the time?

We always take clothing and cloth items like linens in any condition, as long as they are clean and dry. This also includes re-wearable shoes, purses and belts. We always take furniture items, small appliances, good condition DVD's and CD's.

What We can take a limited amount of:

Household items, due to high drop off demand. A representative will need to review any of these items before accepting them.

We no longer take:

-Stuffed Toys, Toys or Pillows

-Children/Baby Car Seats, Playpen’s, Baths, Baby Bouncer Chairs, High Chairs, Baby Gates, etc. due to Insurance changes.

-Books Are No longer Recyclable in BC. We can take a very small amount per week.

-Helmets due to Insurance changes.

-Flip Flops, Rubber Boots or Broken Shoes.

-Sporting Equipment due to Insurance changes.

-VHS tapes: please take to the Nelson Bottle Depot.

-Broken Electronic: please take to the Nelson Bottle Depot

-Building Supplies; please take to Habitat for Humanity 


Click here for more information on our recycling program.

We offer free in town pick up service of furniture call today 250-505-5444.

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Truck Services

We do delivery's for Bears, Floyd's and Kootenai Moon. We also do free furniture Pick up within Nelson as well as furniture pick up from Trail to Castlegar to Kaslo and everywhere in between. We also pick up other thrift stores unwanted textiles within our established route.


Please call 250-505-5444 to book services

Available services

  1. Appliance delivery with take away of old appliance

  2. Furniture delivery and assembly

  3. Furniture donation pick up

  4. Estate evaluation 

  5. Thrift store recycling textile pick up

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