Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
AER Worldwide (Fremont) 42744 Boscell Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
Surplus Service 3090 Osgood Ct Fremont Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Sitex Computer 4848 Thornton Ave Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Fasthuma iT 42307 Osgood Rd #B Fremont Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Xper2go Inc 39120 Argonaut Way #782 Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Techland Associates, Inc. 2786 Bayview Dr Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Staples, Fremont 39116 Fremont Hub Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
Mac Repair Service 3095 Osgood Ct Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Computer World 37312 Fremont Blvd Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Verizon Wireless Device Trade-in Program 3990 Hollis St.
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Emeryville Recycle Buyback Mail-in smartphones, tablets, netbooks
Asset Logic 1338 66th St. Emeryville Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Tom's Computer Warehouse 4348 San Pablo Ave Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Apple Trade-in Program 5640 Bay St Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee In store repair by appointment. Fee or free based on plan/specific situation. ipad, imac, apple watch, apple products
Best Performance Computer Repair 2340 Powell St Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Computer Link 1257 Park Ave Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Emeryville) 3700 Mandela Pkwy. Emeryville Recycle Free Drop-off all-in-one, netbooks, laptops, desktops, tablets, e-readers, speakers, controllers, CD/DVD drives
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics bin.
All Video Repair 6465 Sierra Ln Dublin Repair Free Drop-off
Today P. C., Inc. 11750 Dublin Blvd Suite 102 Dublin Repair Free Drop-off

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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