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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.A.C. Berkeley 2010 Shattuck Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
East Bay Computer Center 3450 Lakeshore Ave Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Authorized Computer Repair 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Way Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Bay IC Repair 20881 Redwood Rd Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
Technecessities.Com 338 Preston Ct Livermore Repair Free Drop-off
Mac Repair Service 3095 Osgood Ct Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
Eddie Computer Services 723 23rd St Richmond Repair Free Drop-off
eFX Computer 320 E 14th St San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Best Performance Computer Repair 2340 Powell St Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Telexpress 1793 E 14th St San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Mobile PC Services 2868 Grove Way Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
RRR Computer 4096 Piedmont Ave
Suite 332
Oakland Repair Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Refurbish donated laptops and accessories to give to low-income K-12 students for education. PC laptops*, Mac laptops*, iMacs* (no desktops), iPhone 6 or higher, iPad 4th Gen or Higher, all PC and Apple power adapters*all computers must be newer than seven years old. Pick up for bulk equipment.
Fasthuma iT 42307 Osgood Rd #B Fremont Repair Drop-off for a Fee
ClickForATech 31150 Mission Blvd Hayward 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
Xper2go Inc 39120 Argonaut Way #782 Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
The Used Computer Store 2750 Adeline St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Morning Star Computer 15934 Hesperian Blvd San Lorenzo Repair Free Drop-off
Fix That Mac 2140 Oxford St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Computer Center 23951 Mission Blvd Hayward 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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