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
Reusable Lumber Company P.O. Box 620327 Woodside Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Drop off and pick up is by appointment only.
DPS / California Soil 3401 Gaffery Rd Vernalis Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Compost Drop-off for a Fee Clean wood only or else it is considered construction debris. Clean wood is segregated, unpainted, untreated pallets, wood and lumber pieces up to 6” in diameter and 6’ in length. Material must be free of metal and paper. Material must not be banded bundled tied or wrapped. Call for fee information. Please note that the SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
Potrero Hills Landfill 3675 Potrero Hills Lane Suisun City Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Monterey Bay 4230 Gigling Rd Seaside 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)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sonoma 1201 Piner Road Santa Rosa 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)
Green Lynx 3220 Santa Rosa Ave Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off
Davis Demolition 1051 Todd Rd Santa Rosa Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz 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)
San Martin Transfer Station 14070 Llagas Avenue San Martin Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Compost Drop-off for a Fee Public green waste drop-off area
Zanker Road Materials Processing Facility 675 Los Esteros Rd San Jose Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Zanker Road Landfill 705 Los Esteros Road
(north of Zanker Road, one mile north of Zanker and Highway 237)
San Jose Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Bay Area Scavenger & Recycling 11740 Berryessa Rd San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Bay View Greenwaste Management Co. 1300 Carroll Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Bay View Greenwaste Management Co. 1300 Carroll Ave. San Francisco Compost Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Lumber Baron (Richmond) 1140 Harbour Way South Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up heritage and reclaimed rewood, urban wood/slabs
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Drop-off 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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