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Air Conditioner - Non-working

Non-working air conditioners are window, roof, and cooling or heat units which are no longer functioning.

Consider reuse or repair before disposal, or DIY repair through iFixit.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Fix It Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Berkeley Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Recycle Paid Drop-off
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
Rica Recycling 27105 Industrial Blvd Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off
Newby Island Landfill & Resource Recovery Park 1601 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas Recycle Paid Drop-off
ARCA Recycling 7401 Morton Ave
Ste B
Newark Recycle Paid Pick-up Includes humidifiers and dehumidifiers. 10 or more for pick up by appt.
CASS (Custom Alloy) 2730 Peralta St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off (Must be certified freon-free)
Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity.
Rapid Recycle 5292 Pacheco Blvd. Pacheco Recycle Paid Drop-off
Good Guys Appliance Repair & Refrigeration 747 Colorado Ave
Ste A
Palo Alto Repair Paid Pick-up Onsite Repairs: HVAC, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, cooktops, laundry, water heaters
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Paid Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Paid Drop-off Appliance fee plus freon fee. Separate for appliance drop-off
Pinole/Rodeo Auto Wreckers 700 Parker Ave. Rodeo Recycle Paid Drop-off
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Paid Drop-off
Recology Recycle My Junk San Francisco Recycle Free Pick-up, Paid Pick-up
Oneil HVAC Recycling 925 Commercial St San Jose Recycle Paid Pick-up Call for more information.
Schnitzer Steel (San Jose) 11665 Berryessa Rd. San Jose Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity.
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Small
DC Metals Inc. (San Leandro) 2399 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up All items with Freon (fridges, A/C's, water coolers, etc.) have a disposal fee. (3/2022 $30/item).

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
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Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
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Dublin
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Emeryville
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Fremont
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Hayward
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Livermore
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Newark
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Oakland
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Piedmont
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Pleasanton
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San Leandro
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
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Union City
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