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Shoes - Poor Condition

Shoes for donation should be in good condition for reuse. Consider bringing shoes to a local cobbler to transform your shoes through stretching, cleaning, resoling, polish, and strap/buckle repair/replacement to bring you joy once more.

Poor condition looks different to different folks. Tie or rubber band pairs of shoes so they stay together and donate them for possible reuse or recycling.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Rockridge Shoe Repair 4641 Telegraph Ave Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Shoe Clinic 3945 Piedmont Ave Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Fruitvale Shoe Repair 1465 Fruitvale Ave Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Ike's Shoe & Luggage Repair 3311 Lakeshore Ave Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee
TranSports 6014 College Ave. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off very poor condition running shoes for recycling collection
The Hood Cobbler 38th St Oakland Repair Pick-up for a Fee Specializes in sneakers. Full sole reglue, deep cleaning, touch ups, midsole repaint, un-yellowing of soles, suede deep cleaning, designer shoes deep clean, sole icing. Discount for quantity.
Modern Shoe Repair 3602 International Blvd Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Montclair Shoe Repair 6112 La Salle Ave # 4 Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee
The Cobblery 410 S California Ave Palo Alto Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repairs: Bags, zippers, shoes, leather items
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Pick-up for a Fee
Midtown Shoe Repair 2796 Middlefield Rd Palo Alto Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Shoe Stop Instant Shoe Repair 1570 Stoneridge Mall Rd Pleasanton Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
Maselli Brothers Shoe, Leather, Luggage Service & Repair 1809 Santa Rita Rd
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Pleasanton Repair Drop-off for a Fee, Mail-in for a Fee Replace existing heels and soles with like material. Replace soles on casual boots, shoes, Birkenstock, hiking or outdoor shoes, Rockports, Ecco, etc. Orthopedic lifts & elevations. Convert your favorite dress leather shoes to casual shoes, installing lightweight Vibram “Gumlite” soles. v
EkoLinq 4300 Black Ave
#5486
Pleasanton Reuse Free Pick-up
EkoLinq 4300 Black Ave
#5486
Pleasanton Recycle Free Pick-up
Sports Basement (Redwood City) 202 Walnut St Redwood City Recycle Free Drop-off
Nick's Shoe Repair 747 23rd St Richmond Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Recycle for Change 1081 Essex Ave Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Stege Shoe Repair 460 Stege Ave Richmond Repair Drop-off for a Fee

Curbside Service

Garbage Note
Alameda
Unusable condition by others.
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Albany
Unusable condition by others.
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Berkeley
Unusable condition by others.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Unusable condition by others.
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Dublin
Unusable condition by others.
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Emeryville
Unusable condition by others.
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Fremont
Unusable condition by others.
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Hayward
Unusable condition by others.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Unusable condition by others.
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Livermore
Unusable condition by others.
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Newark
Unusable condition by others.
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Oakland
Unusable condition by others.
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Piedmont
Unusable condition by others.
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Pleasanton
Unusable condition by others.
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San Leandro
Unusable condition by others.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Unusable condition by others.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unusable condition by others.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Unusable condition by others.
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Union City
Unusable condition by others.
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