Where to
Recycle or Donate Old Cars
October 30, 2014 More info at: 1-888-442-2666
www.RecycleWorks.org
If you would like to get rid of a registered automobile that was made in 1981 or earlier, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District runs a Vehicle Buy Back Program that may pay you $500 for your car. Cars that don't qualify for that program may be recycled at the following places, many of which are nonprofits that can offer you a donation receipt.

Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc.
Abilities United; Palo Alto

Palo Alto, CA 94306
http://www.abilitiesunited.org/donate.html#Vehicle-Donation
Phone: 1-877-525-4483
Fax:
email:
Notes: Abilities United, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization, champions people with development and physical chanllenges and provides the training, education and support they need to live the lives they choose.
Information updated on: -0/1-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

America's Car Donation; Unincorporated San Mateo Count

Unincorporated San Mateo Count, CA 94063
http://www.donateacar.com/
Phone: 1-800-237-5714
Fax:
email: jeland@carprogram.com
Notes: Largest national car donation charities center, donating to your choice of a variety of different charities. All donations are made to 501c non-profits and are eligible as tax write offs.
Information updated on: -1/2-/2013


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

American Cancer Society; San Francisco
601 Montgomery Street Suite 650
San Francisco, CA 94111
http://www.cancer.org
Phone: 1-800-227-2345
Fax:
email:
Notes: The organization is dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major disease. Being a non-profit, donations to it are tax deductable.
Information updated on: -0/3-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Recycle
No Charge

American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter; Burlingame

Burlingame, CA 94010
http://www.redcross.org/support/donating-fundraising/donations/vehicle-donation-program
Phone: 1-888-573-3276
Fax:
email:

Information updated on: -1/2-/2013


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Recycle
Reuse
No Charge

Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula; Menlo Park
401 Pierce Road
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Phone: (650) 646-6132
Fax:
email:
Notes: The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is to give the youth in our community the attitudes and life skills they need to thrive.
Information updated on: -0/1-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Automotive Repair; Sacramento

Sacramento, CA 94109
www.smogcheck.ca.gov/80_BARResources/01_CAP&GoldShield/cap_program.html
Phone: 1-866-272-9642
Fax:
email:
Notes: Program pays for registered vehicles, and recycles them. Vehicles must meet various requirements stated on Application(on website). Call for help to learn more information.
Information updated on: -1/2-/2013


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Recycle
Payment to you

Donate Car, USA; Multiple

Multiple,
http://www.donatecarusa.com
Phone: (800) 269-6814
Fax:
email: donations@donatecarusa.com
Notes: Streamlines car donation process while half the proceeds of the car value go to one of more than 400 charities of your choice.
Information updated on: -0/1-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Recycle
Reuse
No Charge

Goodwill Industries; San Francisco

San Francisco, CA 94103
http://www.sfgoodwill.org
Phone: 888-500-1555
Fax:
email:

Information updated on: -1/2-/2013


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco; San Francisco
645 Harrison Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94107
http://www.habitatgsf.org
Phone: 415-625-1000
Fax:
email: info@habitatgsf.org
Notes: Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco partners with working families and the community to build affordable ownership homes in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula.
Information updated on: -0/3-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

Hope Services; Santa Clara
Locations for drop off on websites.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
http://www.hopeservices.org
Phone: Toll free-(866) 636-6283 (408) 748-2874
Fax:
email: info@hopeservices.org
Notes: Provides services for children, adults and seniors with developmental disablilites, including a range of employment and job training programs. Organization is a nonprofit. (408) 748-2874 or 1-866-636-6283
Information updated on: -0/1-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Pick-up
Reuse

Parca; Burlingame
800 Airport Blvd., Suite 320
Burlingame, CA 94010
http://www.parca.org
Phone: (650) 312-0730
Fax:
email: parca@parca.org
Notes: Parca is a private,nonprofit organization serving people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Information updated on: -0/1-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA; San Mateo
12 Airport Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94401
http://www.peninsulahumanesociety.org
Phone: (650) 340-7022 x389
Fax:
email:
Notes: The Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA, a private non-profit organization guided by the humane ethic, builds healthy relationships between people and animals.
Information updated on: -0/2-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

Project 90; San Mateo
720 South B Street
San Mateo, CA 94401
http://www.projectninety.org
Phone: (650) 579-7881
Fax:
email: swhite@projectninety.org
Notes: Non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductable. Project 90 is a premier human services organization, meeting the needs of individuals, families, and the community, through alcohol and drug recovery services.
Information updated on: -0/2-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Pick-up
Reuse

Salvation Army (Household Donations); South San Francisco
South SF drop-off: 1170 Mission Road
South San Francisco, CA 94080
http://www.satruck.com
Phone: (800) 728-7825
Fax:
email:
Notes: Organization is a non-profit; donations are tax-deductible. Other drop-off locations do not accept furniture- Call first: San Bruno: 300 El Camino, 583-3589; South SF: 873-3006, 1170 Mission Road; Daly City: Serramonte Mall behind Target
Information updated on: -0/4-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

San Mateo County Community Colleges Foundation; San Mateo

San Mateo, CA 94402
http://www.smcccfoundation.org
Phone: 650-574-6229 or 650-358-6849
Fax:
email: brewerr@smccd.edu
Notes: Donations assist students to further their education and are tax deductible.
Information updated on: -1/2-/2013


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

Sims Metal Management; Redwood City
699 Seaport Blvd., near Frontage Road
Redwood City, CA 94063
http://www.simsmm.com
Phone: (650) 369-4161
Fax:
email:
Notes: Does not accept bimetal (tin) food cans in Redwood City, but San Jose, San Francisco and Hayward locations take them. Regarding the 300 pound minimum for payment, it's possible to bring in metal in batches during for a period of 1 month from when the initial batch is brought in until the 300 pounds are reached.
Information updated on: -0/2-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars
Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Parts

Services End Use Types of Payment
Drop-off
Recycle
Payment to you

St. Vincent De Paul Society; San Mateo
40 N. B Street
San Mateo, CA 94401
http://www.svdp-sanmateoco.org
Phone: (650) 871-6844 - Dispatch
Fax:
email:
Notes: Also has store locations in Daly City, San Bruno, Redwood City, and South San Francisco. Store Offices: Daly City: 992-9271; South San Francisco: 589-8445; San Bruno: 588-5767; San Mateo: 347-5101; Redwood City: 366-6367. For any pick up of materials, call 871-6844. Non-Profit organization. Donations are tax deductible.
Information updated on: -0/2-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge

Wheels For Wishes; San Francisco
1 Sansome Street, 35th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
http://sanfrancisco.wheelsforwishes.org/
Phone: 1-855-622-9474
Fax:
email:
Notes: Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting the Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area. We pick up or tow away vehicles in any condition, and proceeds earned from recycling or auctioning the vehicles benefit your local Make-A-Wish.
Information updated on: -0/2-/2014


Cars, Parts, Fluids, Etc. - Cars

Services End Use Types of Payment
Pick-up
Reuse
No Charge