Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Linens/Blankets/Towels - Poor Condition

Consider repair, stain removal and reuse before donation to an organization that has reuse and/or rag and textile shredding capactity. Click here to learn more about clothing repair, stain removal for clothing and linens, donation/recycling programs, and customizing & cleaning furniture.

Local animal shelters and wildlife rehabilitation facilities often accept donations of towels and sheets; see their in-kind donation pages on their websites.


Oakland accepts this item in your curbside garbage container.

Soiled. Donate clean condition for recycling.

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