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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
Area Computer & Services Center 2703 Seventh St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Asset Logic 1338 66th St. Emeryville Recycle Paid Pick-up
Auction BDI 660 Vista Way Milpitas Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Includes laptops. Consignment services available. Drop-off business hours only. For Pick-up call to make arrangements 408-955-7900 businesses free.
Authorized Computer Repair 1700 Martin Luther King Jr Way Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off Buy back value may be available
Bay IC Repair 20881 Redwood Rd Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
Berkeley Shreds 1461 Eastshore Highway Berkeley Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Secure data destruction and recycling
Best 1 TV Repair 936 Industrial Ave Palo Alto Repair Paid Drop-off Repairs: LCD and CRT tv's , car stereos, blue Ray players, monitors, steroes, laptops, computers, camcorders; Does House calls.
Best Buy 1490 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy 5839 Lone Tree Way Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy 3260 Buskirk Ave. Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
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
Best Buy Recycling and Trade-in Program (Hayward) 269 Southland Mall Hayward 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 (Union City) 31350 Courthouse Dr. Union City Recycle Free Drop-off all-in-one, netbooks, laptops, desktops, tablets, e-readers, speakers, controllers, CD/DVD drives
Best Performance Computer Repair 2340 Powell St Emeryville Repair Free Drop-off
Blue Star Electronics 30502 Huntwood Ave
(see notes for drop-off location)
Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Free Pickup For Businesses Minimum one Pallet. 
Cantrell's Computer Sales and Services 2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 150 Concord Repair Free Drop-off
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up

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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