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

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Wood - Untreated

Untreated wood is natural with no additives, paints, or adhesives.

Consider reuse before mulching or composting.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Newby Island Landfill & Resource Recovery Park 1601 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
Good News Wood Salvation 25 Kalana Ave Morgan Hill Reuse Buyback Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up Source and distribute reclaimed wood. Redwood slabs, wood paneling, snow fence, accent wall material. Wholesale purchasing and resale for commercial, residential, and architectural clients.
Mountain View Recycling Center 935 Terra Bella Ave Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off Only accepted from Mountain View residents. Clean wood and lumber, no painted or treated wood. Must make an appointment for drop-off.
Vision Recycling (Newark) 6756 Central Ave Newark Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
FERMA Corporation (Newark) Equipment Yard
6655 Smith Ave
Newark Compost Pick-up for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
Crossroads Recycled Lumber 58500 Hancock Way Northfork Reuse Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee reclaimed, vintage, antique, old structures like the Port of Oakland or historic Saint Joseph's Church in SF.
English County Pine & Design 57 Hamilton Drive Novato Reuse Free Drop-off May buyback reclaimed lumber and timber for custom wood builds.
C&K Salvage 718 Douglas Ave Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee
Oakland Resident Free Bulky Item Drop Off - Bulky Block Party
7101 Edgewater Dr
Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off clean wood, unlimited
The ReUse People 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off (Reuse) Call first, may charge a collection fee. Lumber: single boards min 6ft & denailed. Bulk - stacked and banded.
Independent Recycling Services 9039 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Commercial Waste & Recycling - C&D, Inerts & landscape yard 725 Independent Road Oakland Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
Bee Green Recycling & Supply (Asphalt Shingle Recyclers) 5900 Coliseum Way
(Inert Debris & Green Waste Recycling)
Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Clean wood waste - pallets, lumber, plywood, ok with nails and small fasteners (no painted, stained or treated)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off We do not accept scrap and surplus lumber or commodity building materials unless they are unused and are of sufficient quantity for a project. Must be over 6ft long and nail-free. Inc. Trim/Moulding (over 6ft long)
Urban Machine 1070 40th St Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee, On-site for a Fee Service for removing nails, screws, & staples from dimensional lumber & heavy timber with AI supported robotics machine at their facility or can travel locally. The robot reclaims wood waste from C&D for reuse as premium lumber. Robot available to rent at your site or you can buy the reclaimed wood they have cleaned of fasteners from wood waste.
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Urban Machine 1070 40th St Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee, On-site for a Fee Service for removing nails, screws, & staples from dimensional lumber & heavy timber with AI supported robotics machine at their facility or can travel locally. The robot reclaims wood waste from C&D for reuse as premium lumber. Robot available to rent at your site or you can buy the reclaimed wood they have cleaned of fasteners from wood waste.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Compost Pick-up for a Fee No bamboo, cactus, flax, ivy, palm, pampas grass, poison oak or yucca.
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Pick-up for a Fee

Curbside Service

Organics Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Albany
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Berkeley
Pieces must be 3" or less in diameter and less than 3' long. Wood must fit in the cart or bin with the lid closed.
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Castro Valley Sanitary District
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Dublin
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Emeryville
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Fremont
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Hayward
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Livermore
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Newark
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Oakland
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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clean wood (must be bundled)
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Piedmont
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Pleasanton
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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San Leandro
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Pieces must fit in cart or bin.
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Union City
Pieces must fit in cart or bin. Offer good condition wood crates for donation/reuse. Broken/poor condition wooden crates accepted in organics bin/cart.
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