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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
Anywhere PC Repair 931 Ashby Ave # C Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Apple & Mac Solutions 2917 Ninth St Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee Computer repair (fee)
ewaste Collective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkeley only free pick up
ewaste Collective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkeley only free pick up
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
Bay IC Repair 20881 Redwood Rd Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
Ramiz Compu Services 19047 Santa Maria Ave Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
Mobile PC Services 2868 Grove Way Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
Novateck PC 20954 San Miguel Ave Castro Valley Repair Free Drop-off
Staples 4498 Treat Blvd. Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Sun's Pad & Foam Recycling 124 Medburn St
#B1
Concord Recycle Free Drop-off
Cantrell's Computer Sales and Services 2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 150 Concord Repair Free Drop-off
Geek Squad 4820 Dublin Blvd Dublin Repair 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
Access Computers 7139 Dublin Blvd Dublin Repair Free Drop-off
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
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics bin.
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

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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