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
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame 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
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.
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Kennedy High School Flea Market 39999 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Redwood City - Donation Trailer) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
The Arc of Alameda County (Hayward) 1101 Walpert St
(24/hr Drop-box along street)
Hayward 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)
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Recycle Town 500 Meacham Road Petaluma Reuse Free Drop-off
Blue Pelican Marine 2021 Alaska Packer Pl # 6 Alameda Reuse Buyback Drop-off Boat & nautical stuff! Consignment of new and gently used marine equipment. From wetsuits to foul weather gear, to sailing footwear.
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

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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