Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Sporting Goods - Working

Sporting goods are gear and equipment used for engaging in athletic activities.

Consider donation or posting online for reuse.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Little Bethany Baptist Church) 1636 Armstrong Avenue San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Must fit in dropbox opening.
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1498 Polk St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Sports Basement (San Ramon) 1041 Market Place San Ramon Reuse Buyback Drop-off Pre-loved Trade In Program. Skis (not w/o indemnified bindings), snowboards, snowshoes, fitness equipment (mats must be unused), baseball bats mitts, tennis rackets, bike accessories, and more. Not accepted: Safety equipment (helmets, protective gear, climbing equipment). Rental programs, including wetsuits.
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Sports Basement (Sunnyvale) 1177 Kern Ave Sunnyvale Reuse Buyback Drop-off Pre-loved Trade In Program. Skis (not w/o indemnified bindings), snowboards, snowshoes, fitness equipment (mats must be unused), baseball bats mitts, tennis rackets, bike accessories, and more. Not accepted: Safety equipment (helmets, protective gear, climbing equipment). Rental programs, including wetsuits.
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Chavez Middle School) Cezar Chavez Middle School
2801 Hop Ranch Rd
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County (Union City) 34135 7th St
Drop-box in parking lot
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Sports Basement (Walnut Creek) 1881 Ygnacio Valley Rd Walnut Creek Reuse Buyback Drop-off Pre-loved Trade In Program. Skis (not w/o indemnified bindings), snowboards, snowshoes, fitness equipment (mats must be unused), baseball bats mitts, tennis rackets, bike accessories, and more. Not accepted: Safety equipment (helmets, protective gear, climbing equipment). Rental programs (including wetsuits)
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. 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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