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Magazines

Magazines are softcover periodicals either purchased at a store or through a mail-order subscription.

Consider posting online when you have collection or offer to your hair salon, doctors office, other waiting room, or exchange space.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Buyback Drop-off Please see website for Buyback value. Please prepare your materials before you arrive at the Buyback Center: http://berkeleyrecycling.org/page.php?id=22.
Biagini Waste Reduction Systems Inc. 1150 Hensley Street Richmond Recycle Paid Pick-up
Books for the Barrios 1125 Wiget Lane Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Civicorps Recycling 101 Myrtle St. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center 1320 Galaxy Way Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Dan F Webb Bookstore 322 15th St Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off Inquire first. Historical, military, or vehicle focus.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off Reuse drop-off area
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 No Economist, New Yorker, or Time, or text-only content. OK: National Geographic, art magazines, or picture heavy.
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Good condition - Exchange Zone. Tattered/worn - Mixed Paper bin.
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
Friends of the Antioch Library 501 West 18th St. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Concord Library 2900 Salvio St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the El Cerrito Library 6510 Stockton Ave. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Hercules Library 109 Civic Drive Hercules Reuse Free Drop-off
Friends of the Moraga Library Bookstore 1500 St Marys Rd Moraga Reuse Free Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Staples and tape are ok.
International Paper 42305 Albrae St. Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
Northern California Paper Recyclers 3544 Arden Rd Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up Buyback prices are based on a 700 pound minimum pickup.
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Only accept vintage magazines in good condition: pre-1960 National Geographic and Life

Curbside Service

Recycling Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
Clean and dry. Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libraries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Berkeley
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libraries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family. Or Put out for your Bulky & Reuse collection Pick-Up.
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Dublin
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Emeryville
Clean and dry. Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Fremont
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Hayward
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Livermore
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Newark
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Oakland
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Piedmont
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Pleasanton
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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San Leandro
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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Union City
Collect good condition magazines to donate to teachers, libaries, salons, waiting rooms, office lunchrooms, friends & family.
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