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
Rose the Tailor 4122 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Repair On-site for a Fee
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 (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Western Service Workers Union 166 7th St Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Clean/wearable. Call for acceptance.
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (2750 Alicia St.) 2750 Alicia St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Oakland -4500 Redwood Rd) 4500 Redwood Rd. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Safe Storage) 2783 East 12th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Oakland - 2794 Garden St.) 2794 Garden St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Silver Moon 3233 Lakeshore Ave. Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off Board books
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Oakland -4000 Redwood Rd) 4000 Redwood Road Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Laney College Flea Market 510 Fallon St Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Royal Cleaners Newark Market Place Shopping Center
5865 Jarvis Ave
Newark Repair Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee Cleaning and alterations
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Retold Recycling 12855 Runway Rd
Suite 2209
Los Angeles Reuse Mail-in for a Fee
Retold Recycling 12855 Runway Rd
Suite 2209
Los Angeles Recycle Mail-in for a Fee
Give Back Box 5419 Hollywood Blvd
Suite 160
Los Angeles Reuse Free Mail-in, Mail-in for a Fee

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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