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

Soft cover books are bound in soft, lightweight paper.

Donate to keep books in circulation. Find a Little Library location near you to add or borrow books.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Friends of the Ygnacio Valley Library 2661 Oak Grove Rd. Ygnacio Valley Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe 1345-A Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Leftovers Thrift Shop 2281 Olympic Boulevard Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Rescued Treasures 1270-I Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Walnut Creek Library 1644 N. Broadway Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Does not accept magazines, National Geographics, encyclopedias, Readers Digest (magazines or books). Does not accept books that have been wet, mildew/moldy or torn.
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Books for the Barrios 1125 Wiget Lane Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Reuse Free Drop-off Little Library
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
FabMo 1240 Birchwood Drive Sunnyvale Reuse Free Drop-off Books on crafts and sewing, some magazines considered.
Little Free Library 2327 Wycliff St
Suite 220
St. Paul Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Amazon Trade-In Program Headquarters
410 Terry Ave
Seattle Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Friends of the San Ramon Library 100 Montgomery St. San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the San Pablo Library 2300 El Portal Dr., Ste D San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

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

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