Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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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
Mobile Kangaroo 2115 El Camino real Palo Alto Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repairs: phones, tablets, macs, PC and game consoles
Tech Warriors 828 San Pablo Ave Suite 220C Albany Repair Free Drop-off
LNS Latin Network Systems 3340 E 12th St #4 Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
Data Recovery Group 1821 Marina Blvd San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Apple & Mac Solutions 2917 Ninth St Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee Computer repair (fee)
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.
Techland Associates, Inc. 2786 Bayview Dr Fremont Repair Free Drop-off
M.A.C. Berkeley 2010 Shattuck Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Deens Electronics 44875 Industrial Dr Fremont Repair Drop-off for a Fee
AppleService Center 311 Oak St Oakland 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
DNS Computers 26203 Production Ave Hayward Repair Free Drop-off
Area Computer & Services Center 2703 Seventh 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.
Telexpress 1793 E 14th St San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
Mobile PC Services 2868 Grove Way Castro Valley 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
Cantrell's Computer Sales and Services 2280 Diamond Blvd., Suite 150 Concord 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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