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Electronics - Working

Electronics are items with one or more circuit boards, computer chips, and/or or a video display.

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

Designate a box to accumulate old or unwanted electronics over time for donation to local community members or organizations.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
FixIt Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
Goodwill San Francisco Bay Repair Free Drop-off
Rheaply - Bay Area Reuse Marketplace Reuse Free Pick-up, Pick-up for a Fee For Businesses & Organizations. Whether you’re looking to donate, buy, or sell furniture, fixtures, building materials, or any other workplace items, the Bay Area Marketplace has something for every project. List items you want to move or find items for your organization (donations and for a fee). Computers, servers, software...
Goodwill San Francisco Bay Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Albany) 505 San Pablo Ave Albany Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Best Buy 5839 Lone Tree Way Antioch Recycle Free Drop-off
Multi-Agency Service Center (MASC) 1931 Center St Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Rebuilding Together East Bay North 732 Gilman St Berkeley Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Estate clean out services; work with certified e-waste handler for non-working electronics
Ursula Sherman Village 711 Harrison St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
BOSS Administrative Office 1918 University Ave
Suite 2A
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Computer Technologies Program 3075 Adeline Street
Suite 240
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
ReUse: CAL's Campus Thrift Store 2495 Bancroft Way
MLK Student Union (between Superb & OCF offices)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off calculators, working small electronics. No broken computers, printers or fax machines.
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Full list online -Monitors / TVs (CRTs w/source info), Flat Screen Monitors & TVs, Computers,Keyboards, Laptops & Accessories, Cell Phones & PDAs, Wires & Cables, Desktop & Floor-Model Printers, Scanners, Fax Machines & Copiers. Audio/Video Equipment, Microwaves & Toasters, Uninterruptible Power Supplies,Ballast, Cameras
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Full list online -Monitors / TVs (CRTs w/source info), Flat Screen Monitors & TVs, Computers,Keyboards, Laptops & Accessories, Cell Phones & PDAs, Wires & Cables, Desktop & Floor-Model Printers, Scanners, Fax Machines & Copiers. Audio/Video Equipment, Microwaves & Toasters, Uninterruptible Power Supplies,Ballast, Cameras
Out of the Closet (Berkeley) 1600 University Ave. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
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
Emeryville
Fremont
Hayward
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
Livermore
Newark
Oakland
Piedmont
Pleasanton
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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