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

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Furniture - Small - Working

Even our favorite furniture pieces may need some TLC. See our Furniture Repair fact sheet for tips on wood, leather, and fabric repair, reupholstery, and stain removal, or Textiles Repair fact sheet for fixing zippers and tears.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Plant Exchange 11144 Golf Links Rd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Garden and outdoor tables, chairs and benches
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
III Antiques & Things 1232 Fruitvale Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Vintage, antique. Accepted for donation. Rental for film, television, and such.
San Pablo Flea Market 6100 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Grateful Gatherings 1528 Webster St Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off gently used chairs, coffee tables, dressers, dining table and chair sets, end tables, nightstands, tv stands, desks, desk chairs
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 Wood, metal, or glass. No particle board or MDF (Ikea) No file cabinets Must be smaller than 3'x3'x2'd. Email ahead of time for approval. Okay may be: end tables, nightstands, rockers, framed mirrors, chairs, carts, drawers, bookshelves.
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Small, think side tables, folding tables, rolling carts
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Fully intact. Upholstered furniture cannot be worn, faded, torn, soiled or stained. NO: sofa beds, children's furniture, or entertainment centers
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Pick-up
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Oakland) 127 41st St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Call for drop-off options.
Goodwill (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Poor Honey's Used Furniture 4250 San Leandro St Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up
Bambino Thrift Shop (5290 College Ave.) 5290 College Ave. Oakland Reuse Free Pick-up Call for pick-up of large funiture
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Call for drop-off options.
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Mountain View Recycling Center 935 Terra Bella Ave Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Only accepted from Mountain View Residents. Must be in good condition suitable for donation. Must make an appointment for drop-off.
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Currently not accepting any furniture due to COVID. Acceptance of furniture is at the discretion of Goodwill. Items with stains, tears or scratches will not be accepted. Large items will not be accepted. Call first to check.

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation if non-upholstered. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
Emeryville
Fremont
Hayward
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Livermore
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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