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
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Small, think side tables, folding tables, rolling carts
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
Epilepsy NorCal Donation Drop Stop Rose Pavillion
4200 Rosewood Dr
Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer. Small durable furniture in good (salable) condition. No entertainment centers, fiberboard furniture or office furniture (desks, credenzas, conference tables, large desks). No beds, sofa beds, futons, or headboards. No baby furniture.
Ecumenical Hunger Program 2411 Pulgas Ave East Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Currently accepting donations of only food, toiletry, household cleaning and gift card and new/packaged items due to the COVID-19 crisis. 
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
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 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.
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Call for drop-off options.
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Reuse 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

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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