Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
Reclaim Arbor 970 Garcia Ave
Suite I
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off All species of solid wood, minimum 2in thick, with minimal nails and/or foreign objects. Ideally from construction, infrastructure or demolition projects. Loads must be easily stackable for transport. Minimum load size 20 cu yds.
Potrero Hills Landfill 3675 Potrero Hills Lane Suisun City Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Drop-off for a Fee wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
Oakland Resident Free Bulky Item Drop Off - Bulky Block Party
7101 Edgewater Dr
Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off clean wood, unlimited
Newby Island Landfill & Resource Recovery Park 1601 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
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.
Materials Reuse 2650 Nicol Ave Oakland Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Lumber Baron (Richmond) 1140 Harbour Way South Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up heritage and reclaimed rewood, urban wood/slabs
Lumber Baron (Albany) 500 Cleveland Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up heritage and reclaimed rewood, urban wood/slabs
Independent Recycling Services 9039 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
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)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Solano Napa 104 Commerce Court Fairfield 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 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)
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 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)
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord 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)
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.
GreenWaste Hayward Transfer Station 3458 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Drop-off for a Fee If associated with C&D project.
Green Waste Recycle Yard P.O. Box 2377 Berkeley Compost Drop-off for a Fee Only accept woody organic waste: logs, shrub/bush, branches, log rounds & wood chips
Green Lynx 3220 Santa Rosa Ave Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off

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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