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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
Tri Valley Recycling- Bay Area 1988 E. Alpine Avenue Stockton Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Call for buyback details and for pick-up arrangement fees. Fee for large copiers and microwaves.
GreenDisk 580 8th Ave NE
#104
Issaquah Recycle Mail-in for a Fee
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
#B1
Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy 3260 Buskirk Ave. Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
eWaste Direct Inc. 6752 Preston Ave
Ste E
Livermore Recycle Free Pick-up, Pick-up for a Fee
Elite Recycling Services (Newark) 37530 Enterprise Ct.
Suite #5
Newark Recycle Free Pick-up
ewasteCollective (Novato) 42 Digital Drive #3 Novato Recycle Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Free Drop-off E-Waste: separate for e-waste drop-off - free for City residents only.
Best Buy 715 El Camino Real Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Dublin) 4820 Dublin Blvd. Dublin Recycle Free Drop-off all-in-one, netbooks, laptops, desktops, tablets, e-readers, speakers, controllers, CD/DVD drives
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
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Free Drop-off The SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Revolt Recycling 657 143rd Ave San Leandro Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
computreat LLC 16155 Ashland Ave San Lorenzo Repair Free Drop-off
Tech Warriors 828 San Pablo Ave Suite 220C Albany Repair Free Drop-off
American Tech, Inc 2280 Fulton St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
LNS Latin Network Systems 3340 E 12th St #4 Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Conrad's Computer Services 3612 35th Ave Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Techland Associates, Inc. 2786 Bayview Dr Fremont 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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