How You Can Help


The Cochrane Society for Housing Options has partnered with SkipThe Depot!

You can now help provide affordable housing for those in need, right here in Cochrane by donating the proceeds of your recycling to CSHO.

SkipThe Depot has a very easy 3-step process:

1. Download & Sign UpDownload SkipTheDepot from the App Store, Google Play, or visit the Web App. Sign up and schedule a pickup.

2. Day of PickupThe morning of your pickup day, put your bags outside. Use the directions area in the app to let the driver know where to find them.

3. Cash-out or DonateYou will receive a breakdown of everything counted, followed by your deposit within 48 hours. You can donate directly to CSHO!To donate to CSHO, please visit:


Trans-Continental Textiles has partnered with CSH0 to do textile recycling in Cochrane. CSH0 receives a portion of the proceeds earned from the donated textile goods. Funds
raised are re-invested into housing related programs and services operated by CSH0.

You can donate all types of clothing (including worn or torn), shoes, household textiles like bedding, towels, curtains), handbags and shoes.

Bins are located at (just look for the CSHO logo!):

  • Spray Lakes
  • Sawmills Family Sports Centre
  • Fire Hall
  • Lions Event Centre
  • Home Reno Heaven
  • Cochrane Arena