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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
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.
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek 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
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Chavez Middle School) Cezar Chavez Middle School
2801 Hop Ranch Rd
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
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.
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco 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 (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael 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 Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Sports Basement (SF Stonestown) 3251 20th Ave
Suite 390
San Francisco 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),
REI (SF) 840 Brannan St. San Francisco Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repair service shops for skis & boards, and bikes.
Remoov & Reperch Reperch Consignment Store Location
2415 17th St
San Francisco Reuse Pick-up for a Fee, Buyback Pick-up
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Aqua Surf Shop 2830 Sloat Boulevard San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Inquire about donations of surfboards and wetsuits.
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off

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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