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
Goodwill (Dublin) 7232 Regional St Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Ygnacio Valley Library 2661 Oak Grove Rd. Ygnacio Valley 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.
Friends of the San Ramon Library 100 Montgomery St. San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the San Pablo Library 2300 El Portal Dr., Ste D San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Richmond Library 325 Civic Center Plaza Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Pittsburg Library 80 Power Ave. Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Pinole Library 2935 Pinole Valley Rd. Pinole Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Palo Alto Library 4000 Middlefield Rd H2 Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Orinda Library 24 Orinda Way Orinda Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Oakley Library 1050 Neoly Rd. Oakley Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Oakland Public Library (The Bookmark Bookstore) The Bookmark Bookstore
721 Washington St
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Large soft covers, Classics, popular titles, and esoteric subjects, Topical political books, Used books in very good or better condition

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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