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Lighting Fixtures - Non-working

Consider reuse or repair before disposal. DIY repair resources through iFixit.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Stanford Electric Works 126 San Antonio Circle Mountain View Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repairs: Lamps and chandeliers
Solano Lighting 1411 Solano Ave Albany Repair Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
Panache Lighting 2743 Ninth St
(between Grayson and Pardee)
Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee Repairs all kinds of lighting - from table and floor lamps, to wall sconces and chandeliers. Services include replacement of plugs, sockets, cords and more. Well stocked with replacement parts. Lamp restoration can be done of recent and vintage fixtures (from rust to damage).
Omega Lighting & Design 2204 San Pablo Ave Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Nowell's Lighting 654 Irwin St suite b San Rafael Repair Free Drop-off
Metro Lighting and Crafts 2240 San Pablo Ave Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee We specialize in solid brass, standard 110 voltage, incandescent lamps and fixtures. We don't repair low voltage, halogen, or fluorescent fixtures. Please email a photo or bring the lamp in and we'll do our best to serve you.
iFixit 1330 Monterey St San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Pick-up for a Fee
Grand Lake Ace Hardware 1221 Grand Ave. Piedmont Repair Drop-off for a Fee Will repair a lamp for cost of parts when you bring it in.
Gil Stancourt Lighting Studio 3908 Martin Luther King Jr Way Oakland Repair Free Drop-off
FixIt Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
Carol Chan Lamps 1900 Encinal Ave Alameda Repair Drop-off for a Fee Lamp and lampshade repair, including rewiring. Replacement parts and accessories, including harps.
Berkeley Lighting 1623 San Pablo Ave Berkeley Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Action Metal Recycling 385 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Free Drop-off Ballast only. Bulbs must be removed.

Curbside Service

Garbage Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
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Berkeley
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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
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Emeryville
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Fremont
Remove bulbs and dispose properly.
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Remove bulbs and dispose properly.
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Hayward
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Livermore
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Newark
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Oakland
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Piedmont
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Pleasanton
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San Leandro
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
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Union City
Bulbs removed.
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