COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Austin Creative Reuse has been continually adapting to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. We will keep this page updated with the latest information.

August 4, 2021

As always, we are closely monitoring recommendations from the CDC and local health authorities regarding Covid-19 and the Delta variant.  At this time, we will continue to require properly fitting masks for all individuals, aged two and over, regardless of vaccination status while they are interacting with the center both indoors and outdoors.  We know everyone is tired of wearing masks – we are, too! – but we are so grateful for your continued support in keeping our community safe.

July 15, 2021

We’re disheartened to hear the news that Austin has moved back into Stage 3 of the risk-based guidelines. While ACR does not plan on reinstating restrictions such as temperature checks, screening questions, or capacity metering, we will continue to to require masks and social distancing. We’ll also keep the at-risk shopping hour from 10AM-11AM on Saturdays for the foreseeable future. 

We were really looking forward to seeing everyone’s beautiful smiles in the near future, but for the time being, whether you’re a shopper, donor, volunteer, staff member, vendor, or any other type of visitor to the center, you are required to wear a properly fitting mask or face covering. If you got a little ahead of yourself and got rid of all your masks – don’t worry! We’ll have one waiting for you! 😊

Summary of Current Offerings:

  • Donations by Appointment
  • Online Shopping with Curbside Pick Up (Mon: 10AM – 4PM, or during center hours)
  • Personal Shopping via Zoom: Currently available Mondays, only
  • In Center Shopping
    • Mon: CLOSED
    • Tue – Fri: 10AM – 8PM
    • Sat: 11AM – 8PM (at-risk shopping hour from 10AM – 11AM)
    • Sun: 12PM – 6PM



  • Barbara Scott | May 5,2020

    Do have any idea when ACR will reopen? I’m having withdrawal symptoms.

    • Kat Moulton | May 5,2020

      We hear you! At the moment, we feel the best decision is for the center to remain closed. We are staying informed of all local, state, and national guidelines, and will be re-evaluating the closure on a weekly basis. In the meantime, we’re constantly adding new inventory to the online store and have other exciting programs in the works!

  • 2005 Wheless Lane, Austin, TX 78723
    Tel: (512) 375-3041