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

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Tools & Accessories - Hand - Working

Consider loaning or donating tools to your community.

Excited to start a DIY project but need to borrow a saw? Do you need a pair of loppers to trim your fruit trees? Several cities have tool lending libraries where residents can rent a variety of tools for 1-3 weeks at a time while participating in a circular and sharing economy. Alameda County Tool Libraries

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Drop-off for a Fee
OfferUp 1745 114th Ave SE Bellevue Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Oakland Tool Lending Library 5205 Telegraph Ave.
(Basement of Temescal Library Branch)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Lending Library and Donations. Donated tools must be in good working order and include all working parts. We do not accept tools that need excessive cleaning or preparation. We do not accept any hardware or consumables (nails, screws, etc.). The tool must be portable and small enough to fit in our storage space.
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Northern Ca Swap Meets Inc 1150 Ballena Blvd Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Nextdoor Headquarters
420 Taylor St
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Make It Home (Walnut Creek) 1271 Boulevard Way Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Toolkits
Make It Home (San Rafael) NorthGate Mall (back entrance)
818 Northgate Dr
San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Toolkits
Listia
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Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Laurel Ace Hardware 4024 MacArthur Ave. Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee tool & knife sharpening
Laney College Flea Market 510 Fallon St Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Kennedy High School Flea Market 39999 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sonoma 1201 Piner Road Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Solano Napa 104 Commerce Court Fairfield Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Jose 1608 Las Plumas Ave. San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. Although donation pick-up is offered, it is not guaranteed.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Monterey Bay 4230 Gigling Rd Seaside Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Tools must be undamaged and in perfect working condition. NO: radial arm saws
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up

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