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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
Corporate eWaste Solutions (CEWS) 3602 Munster St
Bldg 4, Units F-G
Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up Free for businesses. Complete online request form. Categories include laptops, desktops, components, peripherals, handheld devices, server equipment, CRT and LCD monitors, bulk plastics scrap
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Computer Technologies Program 3075 Adeline Street
Suite 240
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Ecumenical Hunger Program 2411 Pulgas Ave East Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off Currently accepting donations of only food, toiletry, household cleaning and gift card and new/packaged items due to the COVID-19 crisis. 
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Evergreen IT 37390 Centralmont Place Fremont Reuse Buyback Pick-up Commercial electronic buyback program is for businesses all over the Bay Area that focus on IT, networking equipment (servers, switches, routers, data center hardware), computers (inc. RAM, CPU, graphic cards), telecom equipment (security, surveillance, and IP phone systems). Provide on-site quotes, offer free pick up, and provide data destruction for the materials purchased.
Multi-Agency Service Center (MASC) 1931 Center St Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Ursula Sherman Village 711 Harrison St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off All items must be clean and not more than 5 years old
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Goodwill (Alameda) 2319 Lincoln Ave. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
BOSS Administrative Office 1918 University Ave
Suite 2A
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
North State Environmental (South San Francisco) 220 South Spruce Avenue
Suite 200
South San Francisco Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
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
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/

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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