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Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working

Non-working stereos are defective, broken, or non-working machines which broadcast sound.

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

Consider repair before disposal, or DIY repair through iFixit.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Paid Drop-off
Best Buy 5839 Lone Tree Way Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off turntables, satelite radio, receivers/boomboxes, personal recorders, speaker systems, recording interfaces, chargers, audio mixers, amps & effects, alarm clocks, cb radios/scanners, decks, radar detectors, GPS (in-dash, outdoor & portable)
Best Buy 3260 Buskirk Ave. Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off turntables, satelite radio, receivers/boomboxes, personal recorders, speaker systems, recording interfaces, chargers, audio mixers, amps & effects, alarm clocks, cb radios/scanners, decks, radar detectors, GPS (in-dash, outdoor & portable)
Best Buy 715 El Camino Real Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Dublin) 4820 Dublin Blvd. Dublin Recycle Free Drop-off turntables, satelite radio, receivers/boomboxes, personal recorders, speaker systems, recording interfaces, chargers, audio mixers, amps & effects, alarm clocks, cb radios/scanners, decks, radar detectors, GPS (in-dash, outdoor & portable)
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Emeryville) 3700 Mandela Pkwy. Emeryville Recycle Free Drop-off turntables, satelite radio, receivers/boomboxes, personal recorders, speaker systems, recording interfaces, chargers, audio mixers, amps & effects, alarm clocks, cb radios/scanners, decks, radar detectors, GPS (in-dash, outdoor & portable)
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Hayward) 269 Southland Mall Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off turntables, satelite radio, receivers/boomboxes, personal recorders, speaker systems, recording interfaces, chargers, audio mixers, amps & effects, alarm clocks, cb radios/scanners, decks, radar detectors, GPS (in-dash, outdoor & portable)
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Union City) 31350 Courthouse Dr. Union City Recycle Free Drop-off turntables, satelite radio, receivers/boomboxes, personal recorders, speaker systems, recording interfaces, chargers, audio mixers, amps & effects, alarm clocks, cb radios/scanners, decks, radar detectors, GPS (in-dash, outdoor & portable)
Bigfoot Repair 3722 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Repair Paid Drop-off
Blue Star Electronics 30502 Huntwood Ave
(see notes for drop-off location)
Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Free Pickup For Businesses Minimum one Pallet. 
Champlifier Audio Services 2417 Mariner Square Loop Ste 225 Alameda Repair Free Drop-off
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Paid Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off E-Scrap drop-off area
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
Design Engineering Speaker Repair And Audio Services 543 31st St Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
e-Recycling of California 31702 Hayman St Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Paid Pick-up
Eid TV 2556 Telegraph Ave #2 Berkeley Repair Paid Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics bin.

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Special Action 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 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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Call hauler to schedule an e-waste pick-up.
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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
Place electronics in a box clearly labeled “e-waste” that is easily accessible and in plain view (about a foot from the pile).
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