Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment.
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment.
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Dublin) 7232 Regional St Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment.
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. 
BuyBackWorld 250 Executive Dr Edgewood Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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.
Asset Logic 1338 66th St. Emeryville Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up
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.
Goodwill (Fremont) Fremont Hub Shopping Center
4025 Mowry Ave
Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment.
Surplus Service 3090 Osgood Ct Fremont Reuse Pick-up for a Fee
Metech International Inc. (Gilroy) 6200 Engle Way Gilroy Recycle Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee
Eco Thrift (Hayward) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Pick-up, Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee See price list
South County Homeless Project 258 West A St. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment.
Public Surplus - public agency online auction PO Box 530861 Henderson Reuse Buyback Mail-in Online posting

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Bundled & labeled for reuse/donation. Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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