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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
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.
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
Volunteers of America Auto Donations 672 13th Street Suite 100 Oakland Reuse Free Pick-up Also accepts trucks, RVs, boats and other property from throughout the Bay Area. Free pick up. Receipt usually mailed within 24 hours. |
A-1 Auto Dismantlers 2707 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
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.
Veteran Car Donations 12 Winding Wood Ct
#1
Mt Sinai Reuse Free Pick-up Working or non-working (recycle)
Public Surplus - public agency online auction PO Box 530861 Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in Online posting
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
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
In Defense of Animals 131 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
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
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Buyback Pick-up
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.
Pick-N-Pull (8451 San Leandro St) 8451 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off non-working & working
iPull-uPull Auto Parts 3151 S. Hwy 99 Sacramento Reuse Free Drop-off Non-working & working cars only.
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off

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