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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
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco 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/
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 (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Facebook Buy Nothing Groups 1 Hacker Way Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up
Urban Furniture & Urban Boutique (3241 Grand Ave.) 3237 Grand Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Small appliances and electronics.
North State Environmental (South San Francisco) 220 South Spruce Avenue
Suite 200
South San Francisco Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
San Jose Conservation Corps 1650 Berger Dr San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Resell gently used electronics in the Recover and Reuse Center
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up
ewaste Collective (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 (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
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
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 Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo 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.

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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