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
Thrift Shop Village 23385 Saklan Rd Hayward 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.
Friends of the Moraga Library Bookstore 1500 St Marys Rd Moraga Reuse Free Drop-off
Prisoners Literature Project (Grassroots House) Prisoners Literature Project c/o Bound Together Books
(also drop-off site)
San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Fremont) 40733 Chapel Way Ste A & B Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Alameda Free Library 1550 Oak St Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Richmond Library 325 Civic Center Plaza Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Brentwood Library 751 Third St. Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
The Haven Thrift Store (Tri-Valley) 116 North L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Moe's Books 2476 Telegraph Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off
Prison Library Project c/o The Claremont Forum
915-C W. Foothill Blvd, PMB 128
Claremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Richmond) 12341 San Pablo Avenue Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Toy Go Round 1361 Solano Ave Albany Reuse Buyback Drop-off Children's Books. Consignment only
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland 2201 Broadway
Suite 600
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Books for babies-12th gr, softly used.

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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