Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale

    Please Call: (510) 536-6800

    Pickup: Call (510) 839-5919 to arrange pickup.

    Drop-off: Call (510) 536-6800 for dates/hours donations accepted.

    General Info: Sale is once a year, during the first weekend in March. However, donations are collected throughout year. Most items accepted, however no large appliances, paint, tires, computer equipment, hazardous materials etc. Drop-off donations generally accepted one day per month at the roll-up doors located on Derby Street.

    Hours: Call for details

    Website: http://www.museumca.org/events/elephant.html

    Materials Recycled and/or Reused:
    Metal
    This vendor handles:

  • Brass (Figurines etc.)
  • Organics
    This vendor handles:

  • Christmas Trees (Artificial trees as well as decorations)
  • Plastic
    This vendor handles:

  • Audio Tapes - Recycle
  • Reuse
    This vendor handles:

  • Appliances - Small: Working (No built-in appliances.)
  • Baby Furniture - Reuse (No car seats, only certain cribs.)
  • Baby Items - Reuse (No car seats.)
  • Beads - Reuse
  • Bed & Bath Linens - Reuse
  • Bicycles - Reuse
  • Books - Reuse
  • Buttons - Reuse
  • Clothes Hangers - Reuse
  • Clothing - Reuse
  • Couches - Reuse
  • Eyeglasses - Reuse
  • Fabric - Reuse
  • Furniture - Reuse (Must be clean and in good condition.)
  • Garden Tools - Reuse
  • Greeting Cards - Reuse
  • Hardware - Reuse (No plumbing fixtures.)
  • Kitchen Accessories - Reuse
  • Magazines - Reuse
  • Maps - Reuse
  • Musical Instruments - Reuse (In good working condition)
  • Nuts / Bolts / Screws - Reuse
  • Office Furniture / Equipment- Reuse (No metal desks, computers, copiers.)
  • School / Office Supplies - Reuse
  • Shoes - Reuse
  • Sporting Goods - Reuse
  • Stereos & Radios - Reuse
  • Televisions: Working
  • Textiles / Fabric - Reuse
  • Tools - Reuse
  • Toys / Games - Reuse (No toy guns.)
  • Typewriters - Reuse
  • VCRs: Working
  • Special Materials
    This vendor handles:

  • Carpet (Large and small throw carpets in good condition. Does not accept non-bound rugs, rug pads or shag rugs.)


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