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Electronics - Non-working

Non-working electronics are defective or broken items with one or more circuit boards, computer chips, and/or a video display.

CalRecycle's Certified e-Waste Recycler Locator for Residents and Businesses

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 repairing ewaste before recycling. Find repair information, manuals and videos through the manufacturer, YouTube, iFixit, and repair specialists.

The EPA recommends that businesses use third-party certified electronics recyclers (e-Stewards® and/or R2) to manage unwanted used electronics.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
A to Z Recycling Company 2306 98th Ave. Oakland Recycle Paid Pick-up
Access Information Management 6902 Patterson Pass Road Suite G
(see notes for drop-off location)
Livermore Recycle Paid Pick-up
AER Worldwide (Fremont) 42744 Boscell Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Agency by Design 4521 Webster St Oakland Repair Free Mail-in Informational Website . Cultivating Repair Toolkit on Maker Education by age of learner, place of learning, learning, and assessment.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off Includes electronics with an embedded PV cell, such as a calculator, garden light, or a small solar battery charger. Not items that are just electric (have a plug). Ex. no to an electric razor or hair dryer ; yes to a broken electronic scale or broken graphing calculator.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off Includes electronics with an embedded PV cell, such as a calculator, garden light, or a small solar battery charger.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off Includes electronics with an embedded PV cell, such as a calculator, garden light, or a small solar battery charger.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off Includes electronics with an embedded PV cell, such as a calculator, garden light, or a small solar battery charger.
All Computer Resource 5151 Lafayette St Santa Clara Recycle Free Drop-off
All Green Electronics Recycling 800 W El Camino Real
Suite 180
Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
AptoSolutions 92 Railroad Ave Milpitas Recycle Paid Pick-up
Arrow Recovery 46025 Warm Springs Blvd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Asset Logic 1338 66th St. Emeryville Recycle Paid Pick-up
Auction BDI 660 Vista Way Milpitas Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Consignment services available. Drop-off business hours only. For Pick-up call for arrangements 408-955-7900 businesses free.
Audi Dealership (Oakland) 7201 Oakport St Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off Electronics with embedded rechargeable batteries. Redwood Materials Consumer Collection Program Bin.
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Some items may require a fee
Berkeley Shreds 1461 Eastshore Highway Berkeley Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Secure data destruction and recycling
Best 1 TV Repair 936 Industrial Ave Palo Alto Repair Paid Drop-off Repairs: LCD and CRT tv's , car stereos, blue Ray players, monitors, steroes, laptops, computers, camcorders; Does House calls.
Best Buy 715 El Camino Real Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off
Best Buy 1490 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Special Action Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for 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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Schedule an e-waste pick up: TVs (no wood cabinets), Computer monitors, Computer/monitor all-in-one, Computers, Keyboards, cables, small accessories, Inkjet printers, scanners, fax machines, Laser printers/desktop copiers, Audio/video equipment (stereos), Video games, VCRs, DVDs, etc., Uninterruptible power supplies, Cellular/cordless telephones, answering machines, Laptops & accessories
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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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