4695 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
Map and directions
Open to the public
seven days a week!
Items we take:
PAPER BAGS ALWAYS NEEDED!
Art paints (watercolor, acrylic, oil, poster, gouache, or tempera) with labels (no house paint)
Art Supplies (printing blocks, brayers, stencils, craft kits)
Artificial Plants and Flowers
Baggies – Balls – Beads – Bones – Brushes
Most Books – Bottlecaps
Buttons – Cassettes – Cameras – Canvas – Candles – Ceramic Tiles
CDs – CD cases – Chalk – Chip Board – Colored Paper -Coloring Books
Corks – Craft Supplies – Crayons – Currency – DVD cases
Disks – Educational games and kits – Egg Cartons
Envelopes – Fabric samples (no cut-up clothing, please)
Fabric yardage – Feathers
File Folders – Film canisters – Fimo
Foam Core – Frames – Games – Gift Wrap – Glitter
Glue – Hobby Supplies – Holiday Gear (decorations, ornaments, lights)
Instruments – Jewelry – Knitting/crochet Needles – Labels
Lace – Leather – Mailing Tubes – some Magazines
Magnets – Maps – Marbles – Matt board – Movies
Office supplies (paper trays, paper clips, index cards, labels
hole punchers, staplers)
Notebooks and Pads – Paper of all types
Party Supplies – Pens/Pencils – Pins/Needles – Photographs
Plastic Utensils – Plexiglass – Popsicle sticks – Scissors
Posters – Records – Ribbon – Rubber bands – Rubber stamps
Rulers – Sewing Notions – Stamps – Staplers – Stamp Pads
Stickers – Screenprinting supplies – String – Stuffing
Tape – Teaching materials – Test Tubes and Lab Gear –
Trimmings – Toys – Yarn – Wallpaper – Wire – Wood rounds & dowels
Video cameras- Vintage Ephemera – Zippers
…and other unique brick-a-brack.
If you have any questions about donations, or if you have a large quantity of something, please call ahead: 510.547.6470
The Depot is currently NOT ACCEPTING:
3-ring binders (we’re overstocked), electronics, most Christmas items, blank or home recorded VHS tapes, kitchen gear & utensils, encyclopedias, text books, computers and computer parts, electric typewriters, plumbing, clothing, lumber & large wood, building materials (doors & windows), large tiles, styrofoam peanuts and packing chunks, some types of food packaging, plastic bags, house paint, any toxic or hazardous materials, suitcases, appliances, bedding & sheets, pillows, drapes, blinds, curtains, anything moldy, anything smelly, anything that needs a lot of cleaning or fixing
For information on where to donate items we can’t accept, go to StopWaste.org’s online Recycling Guide.