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
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)
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Rodeo) 607 Parker Avenue Rodeo Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Livermore) 1374 Railroad Ave Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Plant Exchange 11144 Golf Links Rd
(Pop-up & Drop-off Locations Vary)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Yard art, deor, and art work for the garden.
Pleasant Hill Coin & Jewelry Exchange 3264 Buskirk Avenue Concord Reuse Buyback Drop-off Coins
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)
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Richmond) 12341 San Pablo Avenue Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off
Cornucopia 1444 Main St. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
James Dourgarian - Bookman 2341 Hickory Dr Concord Reuse Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Mail-in old, vintage, collectible, rare, first edition books and related ephemera.
Bambino Thrift Shop (5290 College Ave.) 5290 College Ave. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off

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