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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.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Delta HHW Collection Facility 2550 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy Antioch Safe Disposal Free Drop-off, Paid Drop-off
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Fix It Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Berkeley Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
ewasteCollective (Berkeley) 620 Page Street
(alongside the freeway)
Berkeley Safe Disposal Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up City of Berkley only free pick up. Microwaves and toasters.
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Reuse Paid Drop-off, Paid Mail-in
GreenCitizen 1831 Old Bayshore Hwy, Ste. #2 Burlingame Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Mail-in
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
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  
Rica Recycling 27105 Industrial Blvd Hayward Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off $5
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Paid Pick-up Will take for a fee. Call for pricing.
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
eWaste Direct Inc. Livermore Safe Disposal Free Pick-up
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off Construction & Demolition
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off  
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Acme Landfill (Fill Corporation) 950 Waterbird Way Martinez Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off
RECYCLE IT, INC. 3300 Pacheco Blvd Martinez Safe Disposal Paid Drop-off Drop-off appliance fee is $10.
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.

Curbside Service

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
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
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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
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