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Small Household Appliances - Working

Small and working household appliances usually contain electrical wiring and components within a plastic of metal frame.

Consider donation or posting online for reuse. Needs a little repair? Find DIY repair resources through iFixit or local Fixit Clinics.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Hospice Thrift Shoppe 1345-A Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Leftovers Thrift Shop 2281 Olympic Boulevard Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Rescued Treasures 1270-I Newell Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
Make It Home (Walnut Creek) 1271 Boulevard Way Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Countertop only. Microwave, blender, toaster, fan, heater, etc.
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Chavez Middle School) Cezar Chavez Middle School
2801 Hop Ranch Rd
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County (Union City) 34135 7th St
Drop-box in parking lot
Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Tri Valley Recycling- Bay Area 1988 E. Alpine Avenue Stockton Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Call for buyback details and for pick-up arrangement fees. Fee for large copiers and microwaves.
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
ReSupply 423 W. Broadway South Boston Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Online pick-up service that transports your donated goods to partner organizations. Lifts materials from where they are in your home or office.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Monterey Bay 4230 Gigling Rd Seaside Reuse Free Drop-off All appliances must be less than 5 years old and in perfect operating condition. Must include all parts and hardware necessary for use. ex. space heater, fan, hood, garbage disposal. NO: radial arm saws, trash compactors,
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sonoma 1201 Piner Road Santa Rosa Reuse Free Drop-off All appliances must be less than 5 years old and in perfect operating condition. Must include all parts and hardware necessary for use. ex. space heater, fan, hood, garbage disposal. NO: radial arm saws, trash compactors,
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Santa Cruz 719 Swift Street Santa Cruz Reuse Free Drop-off All appliances must be less than 5 years old and in perfect operating condition. Must include all parts and hardware necessary for use. ex. space heater, fan, hood, garbage disposal. NO: radial arm saws, trash compactors,
Make It Home (San Rafael) NorthGate Mall (back entrance)
818 Northgate Dr
San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Countertop only. Microwaves, blenders, toasters, fans, heaters, coffee makers, tea kettles, etc.
iReuse 1050 North Gate Dr
Suite 550
San Rafael Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Destruction & shredding
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers

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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