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
Books for Africa Reuse Free Mail-in
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord 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 Central Library at Pleasant Hill 35 Crescent Drive, Ste A Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off
Little Free Library 2327 Wycliff St
Suite 220
St. Paul Reuse Free Drop-off
ReUse: CAL's Campus Thrift Store 2495 Bancroft Way
MLK Student Union (between Superb & OCF offices)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up Resellable condition only.
Hayward Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up No encyclopedias
Out of the Closet (Berkeley) 1600 University Ave. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Books to Prisoners Programs Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Mail-in
West County Detention Facility Library 5555 Giant Hwy Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the San Ramon Library 100 Montgomery St. San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Clayton Library 6125 Clayton Rd. Clayton Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Concord Library 2900 Salvio St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Redwood City - Donation Trailer) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City 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.

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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