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
Asset Logic 1338 66th St. Emeryville Recycle Pick-up for a Fee
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off Buy back value may be available
All Computer Resource 5151 Lafayette St Santa Clara Recycle Free Drop-off
ERI 2860 S. East Ave. Fresno Recycle Free Drop-off
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.
Gazelle 10121 Barnes Canyon Rd San Diego Recycle Free Drop-off
Blue Star Electronics 30502 Huntwood Ave
(see notes for drop-off location)
Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Free Pickup For Businesses Minimum one Pallet. 
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
AER Worldwide (Fremont) 42744 Boscell Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off  
Hewlett Packard (HP) Computer Recycling Program Staples
2120 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill Recycle Free Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Drop-off for a Fee E-Scrap drop-off area
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off, Drop-off for a Fee

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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