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 (Pittsburg) 396 Atlantic Avenue,
Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Easter Hill United Methodist Church Thrift Store 3601 Cutting Blvd. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Northern Ca Swap Meets Inc 1150 Ballena Blvd Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
IKEA (Emeryville) 4400 Shellmound St. Emeryville Reuse Buyback Drop-off Ikea furniture from their accepted list only. Start by filling out the website form, get quote by email, bring a copy of your quote, buyback number and your fully assembled furniture to your participating IKEA store where a co-worker will assess your furniture’s buy back value in person. When you buy back, you will get store credit and your furniture gets a second life in the As-Is department.
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Pleasanton) 1989 Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Call for drop-off options.
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.
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
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
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.
Make It Home (San Rafael) NorthGate Mall (back entrance)
818 Northgate Dr
San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Side tables, night stands
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
OfferUp 1745 114th Ave SE Bellevue Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Ursula Sherman Village 711 Harrison St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Shepherd's Gate New Life Store 4014 East Ave Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Building Resources 701 Amador St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off hard furniture

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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