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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
Third Ear Sound Company 30965 San Benito St Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
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Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off The SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
San Jose Conservation Corps 1650 Berger Dr San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Rica Recycling 27105 Industrial Blvd Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Revolt Recycling 657 143rd Ave San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Paid Drop-off
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Paid Drop-off wood speakers $20
Rapid Recycle 5292 Pacheco Blvd. Pacheco Recycle Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off separate for e-waste drop-off/free for residents - free for City residents only.
Pinole/Rodeo Auto Wreckers 700 Parker Ave. Rodeo Recycle Free Drop-off
Omega JV Inc 3449 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
Novak's Music Turntable Repair 38600 Royal Ann Common Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
M-Cubed 105 East Alma Ave San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Please consider reuse options for your functional, reusable items.
iFixit 1330 Monterey St San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Consider repair and reuse before disposal. Remove any batteries and place in recycle cart. Take batteries to HHW Station.
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Reuse Paid Drop-off
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Recycle Paid Drop-off
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up

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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