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
Rocket Reuse 1355 Park St. Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off Comics
Saint Anthony's Thrift 128 Village Square Orinda Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Little Bethany Baptist Church) 1636 Armstrong Avenue San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Must fit in dropbox opening.
Salvation Army Store 525 E. 18th St. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Store 1806 Linda Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
SCRAP 801 Toland St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Teaching materials (no text books)
SF Public Library Book Donation Center 1630 17th St. San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Call to schedule a pickup. Not Accepted: 1.) Books that are damp or moldy 2.) General encyclopedias 3.) Legal statutes and casebooks 4.) All Magazines
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Livermore) 1817 2nd Street Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vinnie's of Lane County Oregon (SVDP) Recycling Warehouse Drop-off
135 N. Cleveland St
Eugene Reuse Free Pick-up Large quantity. We work with libraries, transfer stations, and nonprofits across the country to help reuse and recycle books.
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
The Bookmark Bookstore 721 Washington St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Reuse
The Haven Thrift Store (Tri-Valley) 116 North L St Livermore 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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