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 (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the San Ramon Library 100 Montgomery St. San Ramon Reuse Free Drop-off
Amazon Trade-In Program Headquarters
410 Terry Ave
Seattle Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Little Free Library 2327 Wycliff St
Suite 220
St. Paul Reuse Free Drop-off
FabMo 1240 Birchwood Drive Sunnyvale Reuse Free Drop-off Books on crafts and sewing, some magazines considered.
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Reuse Free Drop-off Little Library
Hospice Thrift Shoppe 1345-A Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Books for the Barrios 1125 Wiget Lane 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
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. 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
Friends of the Ygnacio Valley Library 2661 Oak Grove Rd. Ygnacio Valley 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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