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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
Geek Squad 4820 Dublin Blvd Dublin Repair Free Drop-off
General Computer Systems 3226 Grand Ave Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Paid Drop-off
Gosu iPhone Repair Berkeley 1008 University Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Mail-in
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Mail-in
GreenDisk 580 8th Ave NE
#104
Issaquah Recycle Paid Mail-in
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Paid Pick-up Consider repair and reuse before disposal. Remove battery and place in recycle cart. Anything with a computer chip is accepted, no TVs or computer monitors. Take battery to HHW Station.
Hewlett Packard (HP) Computer Recycling Program Staples
2120 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
IBM Product Take Back Program 1 New Orchard Road Armonk Recycle Paid Drop-off
iFixit 1330 Monterey St San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
iResurrect Repairs 2387 Telegraph Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
iRetron 15466 Los Gatos Blvd
#109-46
Los Gatos Recycle Buyback Mail-in
Johnson Computer, Inc. 30993 Huntwood Ave #201 Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
Kichh Computing Solutions LLC 3475 Investment Blvd #5 Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
Laptops and Computers - IT Services & Computer Repair 831 Gilman St Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
LNS Latin Network Systems 3340 E 12th St #4 Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
M-Cubed 105 East Alma Ave San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off Please consider reuse options for your functional, reusable items.
M.A.C. Berkeley 2010 Shattuck Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Mac Repair Service 3095 Osgood Ct 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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