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
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.
REI (Berkeley) 1338 San Pablo Ave
(near Gilman)
Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repair service shops for skis & boards, and bikes.
REI (SF) 840 Brannan St. San Francisco Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repair service shops for skis & boards, and bikes.
REI (Dublin) 7099 Amador Plaza Rd Dublin Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repair service shops for skis & boards, and bikes.
Sports Basement (Berkeley) 2727 Milvia St. Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee, 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). Repair shops in store (fee)- Snow Shop, Bike Shop, Tennis Shop
Salvation Army Store 1806 Linda Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood 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.
Epilepsy NorCal Donation Drop Stop Rose Pavillion
4200 Rosewood Dr
Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Urban Ore 900 Murray St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Bicycles and bike parts, camping gear, fishing gear, balls, uniforms, skateboards, etc.
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Drop-off for a Fee
Hively (Oakland) 80 Swan Way
Suite 130
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Hively (Pleasanton) 6601 Owens Dr
Suite 100
Pleasanton 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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