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
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet (Berkeley) 1600 University Ave. Berkeley 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.
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Remoov & The Local Flea 160 Sylvester Rd South San Francisco Reuse Pick-up for a Fee, Buyback Pick-up
Mercari 1530 Page Mill Rd Palo Alto Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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
Aqua Surf Shop 2830 Sloat Boulevard San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Inquire about donations of surfboards and wetsuits.
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up
Play It Again Sports 5548 Springdale Ave. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Alamo 3162 Danville Blvd. Alamo Reuse Free Drop-off
Nextdoor Headquarters
420 Taylor St
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Goodwill San Francisco Bay Reuse Free Drop-off Including bikes, boards, and wet suits. Roller blades and roller skates, snow skis and boots, and large exercise and sports equipment are a direct store donation.
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward 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.
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda 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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