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
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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. 
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Fremont) 40733 Chapel Way Ste A & B Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Resellable condition only. Call for drop-off options.
Rebuilding Together East Bay North 732 Gilman St Berkeley Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Estate clean out services
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (Rodeo) 607 Parker Avenue Rodeo Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (Livermore) 1374 Railroad Ave Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Cornucopia 1444 Main St. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 40733 Chapel Way Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
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.
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.
Goodwill (Richmond) 12341 San Pablo Avenue Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off Very limited, very small pieces depending on if they have space
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City 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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