Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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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
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Arc of Alameda County (Union City) 34135 7th St
Drop-box in parking lot
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Sports Basement (SF Presidio) 610 Old Mason St 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),
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Arc of Alameda County (Livermore) 1923 Rutan Drive Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up No free weights or exercise equipment (i.e. treadmill, stationary bike)
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
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),
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto 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
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Chavez Middle School) Cezar Chavez Middle School
2801 Hop Ranch Rd
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Oakland) 127 41st St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame 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.
Community Thrift Store 623 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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