Introduction to Davis Street Station
Davis Street Transfer Station Tour
Books are difficult to recycle due to the glues used in their bindings, but you have a number of options:
Friends of the Library groups accept donations of used books, which may be added to the library collection, or "recycled" to other readers at their book sales.
Alameda County Jails Library Service Alameda county serves over 4,000 men and women in the county jails. 75% of the material brought in is donated. We accept donations of paperback books and magazines.
Books for the Barrios is a good place to donate your old National Geographic magazines. They also accept some encyclopedias and dictionaries.
Used Book stores will often give cash or store credit for your books. Find them in the telephone directory under Book Dealers - Used & Rare.
Used Textbooks can be donated or recycled through several organizations; see CalRecycle.