Your Online Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
Serving Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

What do I do with:

Near:

SEARCH

Cables & Wires - Non-working

Household Hazardous Waste

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

Do not put loose in recycling as these break recycling machines. Gather for ewaste recycling.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Schnitzer Steel (San Jose) 11665 Berryessa Rd. San Jose Recycle Buyback Pick-up insulated wire, electrical wiring
Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity. insulated wire, electrical wiring. Must be cut in 3ft lengths, or coiled and banded with 3/4 in steel banding in at least four places.
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Paid Drop-off Wire is recycled, cables are ewaste
Omega JV Inc 3449 Enterprise Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off
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 Wire must be bundled or tied together.
GreenDisk 580 8th Ave NE
#104
Issaquah Recycle Paid Mail-in
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Reuse Paid Drop-off, Paid Mail-in
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Mail-in
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.
ewasteCollective (Novato) 42 Digital Drive #3 Novato Recycle Free Drop-off
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up
Evergreen IT 37390 Centralmont Place Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
ERI Direct 7815 N. Palm Ave
Ste 140
Fresno Recycle Paid Pick-up

Curbside Service

Garbage Bulky Pickup Special Action Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
###
Albany
###
Berkeley
Castro Valley Sanitary District
###
Dublin
###
Emeryville
###
Fremont
###
Hayward
###
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
###
Livermore
###
Newark
###
Oakland
###
Piedmont
###
Call hauler to schedule an e-waste pick-up.
###
Pleasanton
###
San Leandro
###
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
###
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
###
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
###
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).
###

Questions? Comments?   We're here to help!      Get in touch!

Brought to you by A public agency reducing waste in Alameda County since 1976.

Grab the mobile apps for answers on the go:

Download on the App Store
Get it on Google Play