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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
Champlifier Audio Services 2417 Mariner Square Loop Ste 225 Alameda Repair Free Drop-off
Elite Electronics 1229 Park St Alameda Repair Free Drop-off
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, 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)
Eid TV 2556 Telegraph Ave #2 Berkeley Repair Paid Drop-off
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.
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Reuse Paid Drop-off
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Recycle Paid Drop-off
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
#B1
Concord 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)
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics bin.
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)
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Novak's Music Turntable Repair 38600 Royal Ann Common Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Evergreen IT 37390 Centralmont Place Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
ERI 2860 S. East Ave. Fresno Recycle Free Drop-off
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)
Rica Recycling 27105 Industrial Blvd Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
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. 

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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