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
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Girls Inc of Alameda (Island City) 1724 Santa Clara Ave Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off gently used condition or new
The Arc of Alameda County (Hayward) 1101 Walpert St
(24/hr Drop-box along street)
Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Eco Thrift (25891 Mission Blvd.) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1498 Polk St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Rebuilding Together East Bay North 732 Gilman St Berkeley Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Estate clean out services
Listia
Online
Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Sports Basement (Berkeley) 2727 Milvia St. Berkeley Reuse 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
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
SCRAP 801 Toland St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Makeshift: Center for Material Studies Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Shade structures. Contact first with what you have.
Northern Ca Swap Meets Inc 1150 Ballena Blvd Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Direct donation to stores, if large.
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)

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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