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Urban Ore - Berkeley - 900 Murray St.

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Urban Ore

900 Murray St., Berkeley, California 94710
(510) 841-7283
Hours:

M-Sa 8:30am-5pm
Su 10am-5pm
Drop-off Hours: Opening - 5pm

Resale of household goods, building materials and supplies. Drop-off: 900 Murray Street, Berkeley. Some items may be eligible for buyback or trade credits. Free pick up for many large durable items within a 50 mile radius of Berkeley. (510) 841-SAVE, ext. 313. Dropping off: go to 927 Folger Avenue on the south-east side of the building. The Receiving Department's email is gsreceiving@urbanore.com and their extension is 314. Pick-ups of large items or quantity: may take a few days to return inquiry, email ot@urbanore.com. Building Materials Department handles its own receiving for everything outside plus doors, trim, and flooring inside. Enter the main parking lot and make a left to arrive at the stop sign. Their email is bmx@urbanore.com and their extension is 315. See their Sell list/Drop Off Rules Pick Ups & Deliveries

Item Notes Method Destination
Bathroom Fixtures
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Bicycle - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Hard Cover No encyclopedias, damaged textbooks, or outdated travel books
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Books - Soft Cover
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Bricks
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Building Materials - Reclaimed/Reusable
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Cabinets - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Cameras & Camcorders - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Carpet YOU MUST CALL PRIOR to donating/dropping off carpet tiles to discuss tile types, condition and amounts. must be clean, in good condition and boxed
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
CD/DVD - Commercially Made - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Ceramics & Pottery - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Christmas Trees - Artificial No home-taped VHS tapes, or VHS tapes without case/cover.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Clothing - Good Condition Small quanities are best. Adult clothing in clean condition only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Collectibles
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Dishwasher - Working clean & newer models
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Doors Shower doors, short doors, fullview, french, half-glass, pre-hungs, solid core, tall, screen, mirrored rollers, entry, frame & panel, hollow core, closet & pocket, louvere, and galley
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Drums - Plastic Clean, dry food-grade
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Flooring - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Furniture - Small - Working Solid wood furniture is preferred. Furniture should be fully assembled with no missing pieces, and upholstery should be unstained without tears. Particle-board furniture must be in near-perfect condition to be accepted. Furniture with chipped lead paint not accepted. No child related items - cribs, high chairs, walkers, etc.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Furniture - Working Solid wood furniture is preferred. Furniture should be fully assembled with no missing pieces, and upholstery should be unstained without tears. Particle-board furniture must be in near-perfect condition to be accepted. (No bedding or linens) Furniture with chipped lead paint not accepted.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Glassware - Decorative & Kitchen - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Greeting Cards - Unused
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Hardware & Fasteners
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Houseware - Working No personal care products, cleaning products, gardening chemicals, propane, powders, sharps, propane, liquids, flammables, chemicals, crt tvs, ammunition, or aerosol cans.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Jewelry
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Keys
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Kitchen Fixtures
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Lawnmower - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Lighting Fixtures - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Magazines Must be in reusable condition.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Major Household Appliances - Working May be small fee
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Mannequins
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Medals/Trophies/Ribbons
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Metal Pipe pipes & fittings
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Metal Sinks & Toilets
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Musical Instruments & Gear - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Office Furniture/Equipment - Working Must be in reusable condition.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Pet Supplies - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Plant Pots - Ceramic
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Plastic Bucket Clean, good condition
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Plate Glass reusable
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Plumbing Fixtures & Supplies reusable
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Porcelain Toilets & Sinks Small fee
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Pots & Pans - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Records
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
School/Office Supplies - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Sewing Machine - Working working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Shoes - Good Condition Items must be in clean reusable, good condition. Adult shoes only.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Small Household Appliances - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Solar Panels - Working Call first. Only in reuse condition. Inverters and racking as well. Buyback based on watts and brand.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Buyback Drop-off
  • Reuse
Sporting Goods - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Stove/Oven - Working Accepts gas stoves if they are complete and in working condition.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tile
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tools & Accessories - Garden - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tools & Accessories - Hand - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tools & Accessories - Power - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Typewriters - Working Working typewriters.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Washer/Dryer - Working Newer models that are clean and in working condition.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Water Heaters - Working small fee
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Window Treatments - Working We will generally accept blinds and shades if they are complete and neatly rolled and tied. Blinds requiring headers must have them attached. No curtains.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Windows - Working Working typewriters.
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Wood - Painted Trim wood, balusters, baseboard, moldings for reuse only
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse

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