Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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Cars & Boats

A car has a metal or plastic frame housing mechanical parts and interior cushions and linings.

Many local non-profits partner to receive a donation as part or your vehicle or boat donation. Inquire if the non-profit's that you support have this type of program.

Need to get rid of boat waste before donation or recyling? See these resources: Boating Clean & Green, Pumpout Nav App, SF Bay Clean Boating Map, Bilge Care & Preventing Oil Spills, Fishing Line, Abandoned Vessels, Oil, Chemical & Hazardous Waste Spills

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley 518 Valley Way Milpitas Reuse Free Pick-up Accepts most cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RV's, motorcycles, off road vehicles, heavy equipment and other motorized vehicles. Will take vehicle running or not, must be in one piece, have an engine, and be towable. Contact a CARS representative at 855-500-RIDE (7433) to find out if your vehicle qualifies for pick-up.
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Pick-up Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Donate Car USA Two Westbrook Corporate Center
Suite 500
Westchester Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up see website
East Bay SPCA (Oakland) 8323 Baldwin St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Vehicle Donations (Working condition, call for details)
Easter Seals Bay Area 2730 Shadelands Dr
Building 10
Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
OfferUp 1745 114th Ave SE Bellevue Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up Call 408-510-6934 for information on car donation
East Bay SPCA (Dublin) 4651 Gleason Dr Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off Vehicle Donations (Working condition, call for details)
In Defense of Animals 131 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
Rheaply - Bay Area Reuse Marketplace Reuse Pick-up for a Fee For Businesses & Organizations. Vehicles, parts & accessories. Whether you’re looking to donate, buy, or sell furniture, fixtures, building materials, or any other workplace items, the Bay Area Marketplace has something for every project. List items you want to move or find items for your organization (donations and for a fee).
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
National Kidney Foundation 553 Pilgrim Dr., Suite C
2780 Willow Pass Rd.
Foster City Reuse Free Pick-up Donation - Running or not. Call or visit website to make pick-up arrangements. 925-458-7610 http://www.kidney.org/funds/kidneycars/index.cfm#
LIFE ElderCare, Inc. 3300 Capitol Ave Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Working and non-working
Pick-N-Pull (7400 Mowry Ave) 7400 Mowry Ave. Newark Reuse Free Drop-off non-working & working
Lindsay Wildlife Experience 1931 First Ave Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Working and non-working.
Marin Resource Recovery Center 565 Jacoby Street San Rafael Safe Disposal Drop-off for a Fee Auto dismantling & recycling services. Need title or junked slip from DMV. Call for quote. 415-453-1404. Haz materials removed and properly processed. for Marin County.

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