Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
Eddie Computer Services 723 23rd St Richmond Repair Free Drop-off
eFX Computer 320 E 14th St San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics bin.
Elian Electronics Recycling 1634 West 19th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana Recycle Free Pick-up, Pick-up for a Fee
Elite Recycling Services (Newark) 37530 Enterprise Ct.
Suite #5
Newark Recycle Free Pick-up
Elite Recycling Services (San Jose) 175 Tully Rd San Jose Recycle Free Pick-up
ERI 2860 S. East Ave. Fresno Recycle Free Drop-off
ERI Secure Electronics Recycling Bins 96 E San Fernando St
Amazon Hub Locker (Downtown San Jose)
San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Audio/Video Devices, Cell Phones/Tablets, E-Readers, Connected Home Devices, Laptops, Media Players, Small Electronics
Evergreen IT 37390 Centralmont Place Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
eWaste Direct Inc. 6752 Preston Ave
Ste E
Livermore Recycle Free Pick-up
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up
ewasteCollective (Novato) 42 Digital Drive #3 Novato Recycle Free Drop-off
Fast Repair 2127 El Camino Real Palo Alto Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repairs: Cell Phones, Tablets, Laptops
Fasthuma iT 42307 Osgood Rd #B Fremont Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Fix That Mac 2140 Oxford St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
FixIt Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Gazelle 10121 Barnes Canyon Rd San Diego Recycle 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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