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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
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Free pick-up for large quantities. Call for details.
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
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.
The ReUse People 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off (Reuse) Call first, may charge a collection fee. (No computers)
Poshmark 203 Redwood Shores Redwood City Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
South County Homeless Project 258 West A St. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward 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
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer accepts Small Electronics such as: Radios, Tablets, Laptops, DVD Players, VCRs, Newer Model Flat-Screen TVs. NO Desktop Computers, Printers, Non-Working Electronics of Any Kind. However, many of these items can be recycled elsewhere within the Recycling Center in the Electronics bin.
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/
Goodwill (Fremont) Fremont Hub Shopping Center
4025 Mowry Ave
Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Public Surplus - public agency online auction PO Box 530861 Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in Online posting
St. Vincent de Paul 2210 Gladstone Dr. Pittsburg Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek 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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