Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Fremont) 40733 Chapel Way Ste A & B Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Fremont) Fremont Hub Shopping Center
4025 Mowry Ave
Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Kennedy High School Flea Market 39999 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Hope Thrift (Fremont) 41200 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Bicycles + Bicycle Parts - Bicycle bin (salvaging ok from this bin.) Other small Sporting Goods - Onsite Donation Trailer. Examples include: Balls, Racquets, Golf Clubs, etc. NO Weights, Exercise Equipment or broken items. However, many of these items can be recycled elsewhere within the El Cerrito Recycling Center in the Steel bin.
Goodwill (Dublin) 7232 Regional St Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
REI (Dublin) 7099 Amador Plaza Rd Dublin Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repair service shops for skis & boards, and bikes.
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
REI (Concord) 1975 Diamond Blvd
Ste B100, The Willows Shopping Center
Concord Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repair shop for skis and snowboards. Includes thorough base cleaning, base grind and structuring, side and base edge beveling, sharpening and polishing, and machine wax. Hot wax upgrade available. Includes thorough base cleaning, beveling and sharpening of side edge, and machine wax. Hot wax upgrade available.
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Peace Passers 2804 Yadkin Ave Charlotte Reuse Free Mail-in Soccer gear only. Team sets of jerseys or practice shirts (10 or more jerseys of the same color and style). For example jerseys from last season. Team sets of shorts (10 or more of the same color and style). Soccer balls in good condition (size 3, 4 or 5). Deflate before shipping. Ball pumps and needles, Soccer cleats and indoor/turf soccer shoes (tie together and wipe free of mud), soccer socks (fold together), goalie jerseys & gloves, ball bags & travel sport duffle bags, small flat field cones.
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Rebuilding Together East Bay North 732 Gilman St Berkeley Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Estate clean out services
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley 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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