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Microwave - Non-working

A non-working microwave is a defective or broken food-warming device made of plastic and/or metal, and electronic circuitry.

Household Hazardous Waste

This item should never be put in a curbside bin. For more information visit our household hazardous waste page.

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


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Acme Landfill (Fill Corporation) 950 Waterbird Way Martinez Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alpha TV & Electronics 2819 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Repair Paid Pick-up
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
ARCA Recycling 7401 Morton Ave
Ste B
Newark Recycle Paid Pick-up 10 or more for pick up by appt.
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Best Buy 715 El Camino Real Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Will haul away these major appliances from your home for $19.99 when a replacement product is delivered by Geek Squad® or Best Buy Home Delivery. A $14.99 service fee will be charged for each appliance that is relocated within the delivery address. Stand-alone pickup without a qualifying appliance purchase is $99.99.
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Cornejo's Appliances 1361 92nd Ave Oakland Repair Paid Pick-up On-site service repairs.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off E-Scrap drop-off area
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Safe Disposal Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Safe Disposal Paid Pick-up
Elian Electronics Recycling 1634 West 19th Street
Suite B
Santa Ana Recycle Free Pick-up, Paid Pick-up courtesy item
eWaste Direct Inc. Livermore Safe Disposal Free Pick-up

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
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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