The East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

Donate items to be used creatively by Bay Area teachers. Visit this site to see acceptable donations, location and hours of operation.

Public Library

Find your local library.

Real Plans - menu planning (monthly/annual subscription cost)

My personal favorite resource. This affordable, easy to navigate, time saving site will benefit the entire family!​

Safe Medication Drop-off

Keep expired and unused medications out of our water supply and away from children and others by dropping off at a local CVS. Look here for a location near you.​

Recycle Where

Find locations in your area to recycle just about anything.  also available as an app

PaperKarma (minimal monthly cost for subscription)

Rid yourself of unwanted mail simply by taking a photo.   app with phone camera needed

Contra Costa County Household Hazardous Waste

Properly dispose of paint, cleaning products, florescent bulbs, batteries...

What is accepted? Click here

Electronic Waste (and metal)- Rapid Recycle

Dispose of electronic items and more. Working items are recycled and sold on Wednesdays (10a-2p). I found a great monitor for a fraction of the price new and felt good about the recycle aspect of keeping items out of our landfill.

Karen Schroter

925.285.5599 Call for your FREE consultation.

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