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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
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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.
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),
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up
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
Kennedy High School Flea Market 39999 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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),
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Laney College Flea Market 510 Fallon St Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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.
The Arc of Alameda County (Hayward) 1101 Walpert St
(24/hr Drop-box along street)
Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward 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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