Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
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.
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/
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.
Goodwill San Francisco Bay Reuse Free Drop-off
Zarc International 26 South Linden Ave South San Francisco Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Commercial quantity.
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Out of the Closet (Berkeley) 1600 University Ave. Berkeley 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/
BOSS Administrative Office 1918 University Ave
Suite 2A
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
East Bay Depot For Creative Reuse 4695 Telegraph Ave.
(drop-off at loading dock on Shattuck Ave between 46th and 47th streets)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off working string lights, light bulbs, musical instruments, speakers & audio equipment only)
Goodwill (Redwood City - Donation Trailer) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
BuyBackWorld 250 Executive Dr Edgewood Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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.
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
Mercari 1530 Page Mill Rd Palo Alto Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Gizmogul 6 Merchant St
St 5
Sharon Reuse Buyback Mail-in Cellular Wholesale Smartphones & Tablets | Computer & Mobile IT Asset Management | Retail Mobility | B2B & D2C Buyback

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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