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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
Western Pacific Pulp & Paper 1221 3rd St Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
West County Resource Recovery Recycling Center 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off
West County Detention Facility Library 5555 Giant Hwy Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Waste Management of Alameda County 172 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up Commercial waste hauling service
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off Separate recyclables
Urban Ore 900 Murray St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Must be in reusable condition.
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland 2201 Broadway
Suite 600
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off pre-K- 12th gr
Tri-CED Community Recycling 33377 Western Ave. Union City Recycle Free Drop-off for recycling
The ReCrafting Co. 2449 Santa Clara Ave Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off magazines related to crafts
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Paid Drop-off Due to a decline in the paper recycling market, paper will no longer be accepted at the SMaRT Station Center. Curbside paper collection is not affected. For curbside: No food contaminated paper, foil paper or thermal paper. Staples and tape are ok. Please note that the SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
Shred Center 1070 Detroit Ave Concord Recycle Paid Drop-off
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up Separate recyclables
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle 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
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.
Mt. Diablo Recycling 1300 Loveridge Road Pittsburg Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Commercial quantity
International Paper 42305 Albrae St. Fremont Recycle Paid Pick-up
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.
Friends of the Moraga Library Bookstore 1500 St Marys Rd Moraga Reuse Free Drop-off

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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