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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
Ursula Sherman Village 711 Harrison St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Poshmark 203 Redwood Shores Redwood City Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord 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/
St. Vincent de Paul 2210 Gladstone Dr. Pittsburg Reuse Free Pick-up
BOSS Administrative Office 1918 University Ave
Suite 2A
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
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/
Computer Technologies Program 3075 Adeline Street
Suite 240
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
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. 
Casa Maria 2280 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
South County Homeless Project 258 West A St. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Working laptops or computers. New or recent model only.
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off Consumer electronics including networking equipment. https://sfgoodwill.org/donate/donate-electronics/
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward 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

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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