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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
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Richmond) 12341 San Pablo Avenue Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Bay Area Rescue Mission 123 MacDonald Ave. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Easter Hill United Methodist Church Thrift Store 3601 Cutting Blvd. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Redwood City - Donation Trailer) 46 Fifth Ave Redwood City Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Pleasanton) 1989 Santa Rita Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County Drop Box (Pleasanton) 652 Main St
(Drop-off Bin in Workbench Hardware parking lot)
Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Reuse Drop-off for a Fee Separate for appliance drop-off
Salvation Army Store 1806 Linda Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Pleasant Hill) 1699 Contra Costa Boulevard,
Gregory Village Shopping Center
Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Youth Homes Auxiliary Thrift Shop 15 B Vivian Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul 2210 Gladstone Dr. Pittsburg Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Pittsburg) 396 Atlantic Avenue,
Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Best Buy 1490 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off stick, robot & upright/canister vacuums, fans
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
San Pablo Flea Market 6100 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Oakland Communities United for Equity & Justice (Self Help Hunger Program) 4799 Shattuck Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Kitchen equipment. Contact first regarding current needs.

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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