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

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Goodwill San Francisco Bay

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Headquarters M-F 8-5
M-Su 10-6

Donate electronics that will be sorted, repaired, reused, resold, or recycled as determined. Find a donation center. Shop aftermarket, wholesale & salvage sales. Find a Store. Shop online. Purchase salvaged textiles by the bale: aftermarket@sfgoodwill.org. Pre-sorting items before drop-off: clothing in one bag; shoes and accessories in another; household items in a third; electrical and e-waste in another; books get their own bag, as well as jewelry (small bag). Cannot accept.

Alameda, Contra Costa, and Solano Counties physical headquarters site in Oakland at 1301 30th Ave, 94501. The Oakland Bulk Wholesale Operation & Table Stores (at the entrance side gate on 29th Ave) does not allow donations.

Item Notes Method Destination
Clothing - Children's
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Clothing - Good Condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Clothing - Maternity & Nursing
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Clothing - Poor Condition Clean and dry
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Clothing - Undergarments - Good condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Clothing - Undergarments - Poor Condition Clean and dry
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Electronics - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Repair
  • Recycle
Electronics - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Repair
Exercise Equipment - Working Exercise and sports equipment are a direct store donation.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Houseware - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Lighting Fixtures - Working Table, floor, wall lamps, and shades. Lava lamps are a direct to store donation.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Linens/Blankets/Towels - Good Condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Linens/Blankets/Towels - Poor Condition Clean and dry
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
Pet Supplies - Working Fish tanks are a direct donation to stores.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Pillows - Decorative
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Rugs & Mats - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Shoes - Good Condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Shoes - Poor Condition Clean and dry
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Small Household Appliances - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Sporting Goods - Working Including bikes, boards, and wet suits. Roller blades and roller skates, snow skis and boots, and large exercise and sports equipment are a direct store donation.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Stuffed Animals
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Television - Working Smaller than 27 inches
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Textiles - Good Condition/Size
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
  • Recycle
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