Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

Moving & Decluttering

Helping a loved one minimize their belongings or prepare for a move?

Moved and wondering what to do with the piles of packing materials?

What about the old chemicals and what-nots others have left behind - where do those go?

We often find ourselves unsure of how to get the good stuff into the hands of others who would appreciate it and at a loss for the tricky items that have been in the garage, shed or attic piling up.

Below are common items that need to be moved-on during these transitions.

When hiring a business to provide an estate clean-out, ensure that they provide sorting for reuse, including donation and recycling drop-offs at legitimate organizations, in addition to proper handing of hazardous waste though a certified hazardous waste handing company.

Some companies provide a focus on reuse with donation partners, recycling, and proper disposal but no Hazardous Materials & Wastes handling.

  • Remoov has Bay Area donation partners and a consignment and retail program for high end home & office furnishings

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