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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
Goodwill (Richmond) 12341 San Pablo Avenue Richmond 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.
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 (Pleasant Hill) 1699 Contra Costa Boulevard,
Gregory Village Shopping Center
Pleasant Hill 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 (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 (Pittsburg) 396 Atlantic Avenue,
Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco 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.
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 (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Goodwill (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Casa Maria 2280 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.

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
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Piedmont
Pleasanton
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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