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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
Pleasanton Computer Repair 400 Main St #205 Pleasanton Repair Free Drop-off
Eddie Computer Services 723 23rd St Richmond Repair Free Drop-off
West County HHW Collection Facility 101 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Pinole/Rodeo Auto Wreckers 700 Parker Ave. Rodeo Recycle Free Drop-off
Dell Inc. 1 Dell Way Round Rock Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Dell products
Modern Waste Solutions 4391 Pell Dr
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Sacramento Recycle Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee Free for drop off w/o needed certificate of certified data destruction. Fee for certified data destruction w/certification of hard drives (loose) and inside a computer. including modems & routers, server equipment, UPS/Battery back ups
Gazelle 10121 Barnes Canyon Rd San Diego Recycle Free Drop-off
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics delivered alone are free. If delivered with other materials, standard weight charges apply. Laptop Computers, other LCD devices FREE
M-Cubed 105 East Alma Ave San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Please consider reuse options for your functional, reusable items.
Safety Kleen (San Jose) 1147 N 10th Street San Jose Safe Disposal Pick-up for a Fee
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Free pick-up for large quantities. Call for details.
Elite Recycling Services (San Jose) 175 Tully Rd San Jose Recycle Free Pick-up
ERI Secure Electronics Recycling Bins 96 E San Fernando St
Amazon Hub Locker (Downtown San Jose)
San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Audio/Video Devices, Cell Phones/Tablets, E-Readers, Connected Home Devices, Laptops, Media Players, Small Electronics
eFX Computer 320 E 14th St San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Revolt Recycling 657 143rd Ave San Leandro Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Printer Plus 14624 Wicks Blvd San Leandro Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Computer Rental & Service Corporation 1933 Davis St # 270 San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Data Recovery Group 1821 Marina Blvd San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Drop-off for a Fee E-Scrap drop-off area

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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