We regret that we cannot accept all household items. Some items we cannot legally sell. Other items are hazardous, or we’re not equipped to handle them. We cannot accept:

Scary stuff

  • Hazardous waste including paint, cleaning products, batteries
  • Fuels (gas, butane & propane tanks)
  • Gas-powered tools & equipment & auto parts
  • Building materials
  • Weapons, including BB guns, swords, knives & ammunition
  • Soiled linens
  • Medical equipment

Huge stuff

  • Large appliances (washers, dishwashers, refrigerators, etc.)
  • Futons, sofas, water beds, bed pillows & frames & mattresses
  • Large office furniture & DIY particle-board furniture
  • Exercise & sports equipment
  • Pianos & organs

Baby stuff

  • Cribs, strollers, car seats, and the like (Reason? Government safety recalls.)

Other random stuff

  • Fish tanks
  • Live plants
  • Snow skis

Where should I take my stuff instead?

These sites can assist you in finding a place to dispose of or donate the materials we can’t accept:

Marin County

San Francisco

San Mateo County

Other donation sites in the Bay Area