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
Urban Machine 1070 40th St Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee In development. 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.
Lumber Baron (Albany) 500 Cleveland Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up heritage and reclaimed rewood, urban wood/slabs
Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Joaquin 4933 West Lane Stockton 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.
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)
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)
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Drop-off for a Fee wood is ground, sent out for treatment for land application
Reusable Lumber Company P.O. Box 620327 Woodside Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Drop off and pick up is by appointment only.
Lumber Baron (Richmond) 1140 Harbour Way South Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off, Buyback Pick-up heritage and reclaimed rewood, urban wood/slabs
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.
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
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.
Whole House Building Supply & Salvage 318 S. Clark Ave Los Altos Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Resale from demolition/salvage
Green Lynx 3220 Santa Rosa Ave Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off
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,
Urban Machine 1070 40th St Oakland Reuse Drop-off for a Fee In development. 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.
English County Pine & Design 57 Hamilton Drive Novato Reuse Free Drop-off May buyback reclaimed lumber and timber for custom wood builds.
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.
C&K Salvage 718 Douglas Ave Oakland Reuse 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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