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Refrigerator - Non-working

A non-working refrigerator or freezer may be defective, broken, or no longer functioning.

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

Dehumidifiers with refrigerants are treated like "refrigerators" when they need to be replaced, repaired, or recycled.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Transfer Station 1201 2nd St. Berkeley Recycle 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.
NixxIt 19532 Center St Castro Valley Recycle Paid Pick-up
NixxIt 19532 Center St Castro Valley Recycle Paid Pick-up
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycle: appliance drop-off area. May have additional charge for freon removal
Rica Recycling 27105 Industrial Blvd Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off
Jebs Appliances 847 E Lewelling Blvd Hayward Repair Paid Pick-up Services at your site
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Paid Pick-up Will take for a fee. Call first for pricing.
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Recycle Paid Drop-off Must be freon free.
RECYCLE IT, INC. 3300 Pacheco Blvd Martinez Recycle Paid Drop-off There is a $20 charge for anything with freon. (refrigerators/freezers/air conditioners/etc.)
Newby Island Landfill & Resource Recovery Park 1601 Dixon Landing Rd. Milpitas Recycle Paid Drop-off
Best Buy 715 El Camino Real Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
ARCA Recycling 7401 Morton Ave
Ste B
Newark Recycle Paid Pick-up Wine coolers, small fridges, dehumidifiers. 10 or more for pick up by appt.
William's Low-Cost Appliances (Oakland) 6451 San Pablo Ave Oakland Repair Paid Pick-up On site repair services and replacement parts.
Bee Green Recycling & Supply (Asphalt Shingle Recyclers) 5900 Coliseum Way
(Inert Debris & Green Waste Recycling)
Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off All appliances with refrigeration coolant systems.
Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland Recycle Buyback Pick-up Drained. No refrigerants
Cornejo's Appliances 1361 92nd Ave Oakland Repair Paid Pick-up On-site service repairs.
CASS (Custom Alloy) 2730 Peralta St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off (Must be certified freon-free, seal unit and motor (compressor) removed.)
Rapid Recycle 5292 Pacheco Blvd. Pacheco Recycle Paid Drop-off

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for 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.
Up to two appliances or large items (not to exceed 150 lbs each).
Bulky pick up and Disposal Days drop-off option.
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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