Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Collectibles

Collectibles are material goods that are often aged and irreplaceable.

Consider repair, reuse, resale, and donation for these special items on local and national online platforms.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Palo Alto Library 4000 Middlefield Rd H2 Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off Ephemera : black and white photos and all handwritten items (journals, letters, diaries, envelopes with stamps, postcards, historical and unusual material)
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer. Household Items such as: Small Sculptures, Paintings. NO broken or soiled items.
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Easter Hill United Methodist Church Thrift Store 3601 Cutting Blvd. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Antique or vintage items (pre 1990's)
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Landfill Drop-off for a Fee Broken beyond repair. Public Drop-off Area
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Cornucopia 1444 Main St. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off

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