Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto
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Clothing - Maternity & Nursing

Reuse is best! Share locally on listservs, with friends, family, neighbors, local groups, or on FreeCycle, Craigslist, NextDoor, etc., or other local charity organizations to reduce your climate impact.

Click here to learn more about clothing repair, stain removal for clothing and linens, and donation/recycling programs.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
La Clinica Alta Vista 1515 Fruitvale Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
SF Flea Market 1166 Shafter Ave San Francisco Reuse Buyback Mail-in
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
ThredUp Corporate Headquarters
969 Broadway, Suite 200
Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in Consignment. They donate or send back items they choose not to list on their website. Excellent condition Women's and children's clothing, accessories, shoes, handbags, and accessories. Order a clean out kit (free) or expedited (fee)
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Oakland -4000 Redwood Rd) 4000 Redwood Road Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Vinted c/o AG Accounting
735 Geary SF; Ste 303
San Francisco Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Native American Heritage Association 12085 Quaal Rd Black Hawk Reuse Free Mail-in
Mindful Mami Collective - Community Closet Events Union City Reuse Free Pick-up Men, women's and kid's clothing in clean, gently used condition, accessories and shoes. No undergarments, swimwear or pajamas. Pick up in Union City area only.
Goodwill (Redwood City - Donation Trailer) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (2650 Durant Ave.) 2650 Durant Ave. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Nextdoor Headquarters
420 Taylor St
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Give Back Box 5419 Hollywood Blvd
Suite 160
Los Angeles Reuse Free Mail-in, Mail-in for a Fee
Mercari 1530 Page Mill Rd Palo Alto Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Special Action 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
Collect clean and dry materials in a large plastic bag to keep it clean during collection for recycling for Bulky Pick-up and Textile Pick-ups, which are held 2x/yr (first full wk of June/Oct). set bags or boxes of dry (no biowaste) textiles by blue cart.
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Clean and dry. See Textile Collection Program details.Collect clean and dry materials in a large plastic bag to keep it clean during collection for reuse or recycling twice a year (first full wk of June/Oct). Set bags or boxes of dry (no biowaste) textiles by blue cart.
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Dublin
Textile Collection Program AVI collects clean & dry textiles quarterly first full week of Jul, Oct, Jan and Apr in clear plastic bags from residents (SF & MF). Schedule collection at 925-479-9545 at least 7 days out.
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Emeryville
Fremont
Hayward
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Livermore
During the first week of every January, April, July, October, gently used household textiles (sheets, towels, etc.) and clothing will be collected and donated to a local charity. Items should be clean and placed in a tightly tied clear bag next to the recyclables cart on your collection day. Receipts not provided.
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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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