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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
Public Surplus - public agency online auction PO Box 530861 Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in Online posting
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
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Nextdoor Headquarters
420 Taylor St
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
The Arc of Alameda County (Hayward) 1101 Walpert St
(24/hr Drop-box along street)
Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County (Union City) 34135 7th St
Drop-box in parking lot
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Richmond Tool Library Richmond Recreation Complex
3230 Macdonald Avenue
Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off Email photos as possible for approval.
The Arc of Alameda County (Livermore) 1923 Rutan Drive Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Chavez Middle School) Cezar Chavez Middle School
2801 Hop Ranch Rd
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off If working - Onsite Donation Trailer. If broken and primarily metal, Scrap Metal bin.

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