Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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 (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only.
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. 
San Pablo Flea Market 6100 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Way Side Inn Thrift Shop 3521 Golden Gate Way Lafayette Reuse Free Drop-off
The Plant Exchange 11144 Golf Links Rd
(Pop-up & Drop-off Locations Vary)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Garden and outdoor tables, chairs and benches
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.
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Small, think side tables, folding tables, rolling carts
East Oakland Collective 7800 MacArthur Blvd
(Distribution Office)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Email ahead of time. Items considered on a case by case basis. No rips, stains or mattresses.
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Resellable condition only.
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto 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.
SF Flea Market 1166 Shafter Ave San Francisco Reuse Buyback Mail-in
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Livermore) 1817 2nd Street Livermore 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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