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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
M-Cubed 105 East Alma Ave San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Please consider reuse options for your functional, reusable items.
LNS Latin Network Systems 3340 E 12th St #4 Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Laptops and Computers - IT Services & Computer Repair 831 Gilman St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Kichh Computing Solutions LLC 3475 Investment Blvd #5 Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
Johnson Computer, Inc. 30993 Huntwood Ave #201 Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
iRetron 15466 Los Gatos Blvd
#109-46
Los Gatos Recycle Buyback Mail-in
iResurrect Repairs 2387 Telegraph Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
iFixit 1330 Monterey St San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
IBM Product Take Back Program 1 New Orchard Road Armonk Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Hewlett Packard (HP) Computer Recycling Program Staples
2120 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Consider repair and reuse before disposal. Remove battery and place in recycle cart. Anything with a computer chip is accepted, no TVs or computer monitors. Take battery to HHW Station.
GreenDisk 580 8th Ave NE
#104
Issaquah Recycle Mail-in for a Fee
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Mail-in Additional fee for Destruction services for hard disks, drives, cellphones
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Mail-in Additional fee for Destruction services for hard disks, drives, cellphones
Gosu iPhone Repair Berkeley 1008 University Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
General Computer Systems 3226 Grand Ave Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Geek Squad 4820 Dublin Blvd Dublin Repair Free Drop-off
Gazelle 10121 Barnes Canyon Rd San Diego Recycle Free Drop-off
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee

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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