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
Vision Recycling (Newark) 6756 Central Ave Newark 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.
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.
Newby Island Landfill & Resource Recovery Park 1601 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Whole House Building Supply & Salvage 318 S. Clark Ave Los Altos Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Resale from demolition/salvage
Vision Recycling (Livermore) 30 Greenville Rd Livermore Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Compost Drop-off for a Fee Construction & Demolition
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
All in One Removal 3610 Powell Dr. Lafayette Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Repurposed Materials 10220 Brighton Rd
Unit 7
Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in Commercial volume. live edge wood slabs, pine wood kindling, guard rail timbers, snow fence, wood beams,
GreenWaste Hayward Transfer Station 3458 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Drop-off for a Fee If associated with C&D project.
Republic Services, Inc. 42600 Boyce Road Fremont Compost Pick-up for a Fee Separate for organics drop-off
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Compost Drop-off for a Fee Separate for wood drop-off area
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 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)
Byron Crushing & Grinding 5595 Byron Hot Springs Rd. Byron Compost Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee grinding
Adventure Playground 160 University Ave
Berkeley Marina
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off small or long 2x4 or 4x6's, small blocks of wood, 3/4" or 1" thick plywood pieces
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

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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