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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
The ReCrafting Co. 2449 Santa Clara Ave Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off magazines related to crafts
Friends of the Antioch Library 501 West 18th St. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off
Urban Ore 900 Murray St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Must be in reusable condition.
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.
Concord/Pleasant Hill Recycling Center 1320 Galaxy Way Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Friends of the Concord Library 2900 Salvio St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Shred Center 1070 Detroit Ave Concord Recycle Paid Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Good condition - Exchange Zone. Tattered/worn - Mixed Paper bin.
Friends of the El Cerrito Library 6510 Stockton Ave. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables and deposit into marked containers at facility
International Paper 42305 Albrae St. Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up Separate recyclables
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.
Friends of the Hercules Library 109 Civic Drive Hercules Reuse Free Drop-off
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables
Friends of the Moraga Library Bookstore 1500 St Marys Rd Moraga Reuse Free Drop-off
Oakland Public Library (Melrose Branch) 4805 Foothill Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Recent issues in good condition. Limit of 20.
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
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial waste hauling service
Western Pacific Pulp & Paper 1221 3rd St Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity

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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