Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
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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
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Landfill Drop-off for a Fee Reuse drop-off area
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.
Robot Garden Main Office
700 Terminal Circle
Livermore Repair Free Drop-off DIY Fixit Clinics with mentors to guide you through the repairs of your items. See upcoming events to bring your items to. Partnering with Pleasanton Library. https://www.robotgarden.org/fix-it-clinics.html
Goodwill (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Kennedy High School Flea Market 39999 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Arc of Alameda County Drop Box (Oakland) 685 14th St
(Drop-off bin in courtyard of First United Church of Oakland)
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Knick Knacks Thrift Shop 23385 Saklan Rd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Bambino Thrift Shop (5290 College Ave.) 5290 College Ave. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Alameda) 1918 Park St. Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off
St. Vincent de Paul 2815 Contra Costa Blvd. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Pittsburg) 396 Atlantic Avenue,
Atlantic Plaza Shopping Center
Pittsburg Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Goodwill (Brentwood) 6271 Lone Tree Way,
Empire Shopping Center
Brentwood Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Laney College Flea Market 510 Fallon St Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Blaisdell's Business Products) Blaisdell's Business Products Warehouse
474 Roland Way
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Make It Home (San Rafael) NorthGate Mall (back entrance)
818 Northgate Dr
San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Countertop only

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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