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
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)
Black's Farmwood 1364 N McDowell Blvd.
Unit 25
Petaluma Reuse Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee Reclaimed wood for barns, industrial, or flooring. Call for details.
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.
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)
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.
Bay View Greenwaste Management Co. 1300 Carroll Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Bio Fuel Systems (@Altamonte Landfill) 10840 Altamont Pass Road
Office to pay & drop materials past WM Scalehouse
Livermore Recycle Drop-off for a Fee Untreated & unpainted
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
DPS / California Soil 3401 Gaffery Rd Vernalis Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
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)
Bay Area Scavenger & Recycling 11740 Berryessa Rd San Jose Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
San Martin Transfer Station 14070 Llagas Avenue San Martin Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
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.
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
GreenWaste Hayward Transfer Station 3458 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Drop-off for a Fee If associated with C&D project.
Vision Recycling (Livermore) 30 Greenville Rd Livermore Recycle 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

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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