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

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Computers - Non-working

Non-working computers are any computer processing unit (CPU) or related computer system component which is defective or broken.

Household Hazardous Waste

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

Consider refurbishing or repair before recycling, or DIY repair through iFixit.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
FixIt Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
Computer Pros 1305 High St Alameda Repair Free Drop-off
D J Computers 926 San Pablo Ave Albany Repair Free Drop-off
Tech Warriors 828 San Pablo Ave Suite 220C Albany Repair Free Drop-off
Staples 4863 Lone Tree Way Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy 5839 Lone Tree Way Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee
IBM Product Take Back Program 1 New Orchard Road Armonk Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
American Tech, Inc 2280 Fulton St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Laptops and Computers - IT Services & Computer Repair 831 Gilman St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Anywhere PC Repair 931 Ashby Ave # C Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Apple & Mac Solutions 2917 Ninth St Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee Computer repair (fee)
M.A.C. Berkeley 2010 Shattuck Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Area Computer & Services Center 2703 Seventh St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
ewaste Collective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkeley only free pick up
Authorized Computer Repair 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Way Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
ewaste Collective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkeley only free pick up
The Used Computer Store 2750 Adeline St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Berkeley Shreds 1461 Eastshore Highway Berkeley Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee Secure data destruction and recycling
ewaste Collective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkeley only free 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 & 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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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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