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Arts and Crafts Supplies & Materials

Art supplies and materials are goods used for creating art, crafts and maker projects.

Consider grouping and accumulating like items and then offer to child care or art providers you know or on public forums like FreeCycle, FaceBook Buy Nothing Group, Craigslist, NextDoor, or such.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
5miles Oakland Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Adventure Playground 160 University Ave
Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off washable tempera paint and good condition brushes
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 40733 Chapel Way Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Bonanza Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Books for the Barrios 1125 Wiget Lane Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
BOSS Administrative Office 1918 University Ave
Suite 2A
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Art, office and school supplies
Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley 518 Valley Way Milpitas Reuse Free Drop-off
Casa Maria 2280 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Art, office and school supplies
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Cotton Patch 1025 Brown Ave. Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off
Craigslist Oakland Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Crayola ColorCycle Crayola, LLC
PO Box 431
Easton Safe Disposal Free Pick-up Collect and burn Crayola Markers.
Dealo Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off see website for details. Canvases, Frames & Artwork, Arts and Crafts Supplies, Artist Paints (no housepaint): acrylic, watercolor, oil, fabric, spray paint, ceramic glazes, craft, and kid friendly paint. Temporarily not accepting - lace, ribbon, knitting supplies, fabric scraps under 1yd, sewing patterns & notions

Curbside Service

Garbage Bulky Pickup Note
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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