San Francisco Environment Department

Where can I donate clothes, furniture, & electronics?

These organizations and resources accept donations of new or used items: 


St Vincent de Paul

  • clothing
  • furniture
  • automobiles / cars

Salvation Army

  • clothing
  • appliances
  • furniture
  • household goods
  • automobiles / cars

Building Resources - San Francisco's only source for reusable, recycled, and re-manufactured building materials and landscaping materials, especially:

  • Doors,
  • Windows
  • Cabinets, Vanities

SCRAP (Scroungers' Center for Re-usable Art Parts) - learning materials to support creativity. SCRAP accepts and sells arts and crafts items, including:

  • fabric
  • sewing notions
  • paper craft materials
  • unique boxes and containers
  • novelty items.

Online Resources

  • SFRecycles is your one stop shop to find out how to free yourself of unwanted items. Find solutions to reusing or recycling items based on location:
  • Freecycle is a free email listserv within your geographic area to post items to donate and reuse. Everything posted is free.'
  • Craigslist provides free classifieds for buying, selling, donating, and trading used goods.
  • Excess Access matches donors of surplus goods with recipients in need.
  • San Francisco Food Bank accepts donations of non-perishable food such as canned or frozen food. Drop off small quantities, or arrange a pick up of larger quantities.

Bulky Items & Toxic Products

Dispose of bulky items - large items that may not be accepted for donation
Safely dispose of your toxic products.

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