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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.
Best Buy 1490 Fitzgerald Dr. Pinole Recycle Free Drop-off stick, robot & upright/canister vacuums, fans
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
The Hidden Treasure Corner 18565 Mission Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
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
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Free pick-up for large quantities. Call for details.
St. Vincent de Paul 2210 Gladstone Dr. Pittsburg Reuse Free Pick-up
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Blaisdell's Business Products) Blaisdell's Business Products Warehouse
474 Roland Way
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Northern Ca Swap Meets Inc 1150 Ballena Blvd Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
OfferUp 1745 114th Ave SE Bellevue Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Tri Valley Haven Thrift Store 116 N L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
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.
Goodwill (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
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
The Arc of Alameda County Drop Box (Pleasanton) 652 Main St
(Drop-off Bin in Workbench Hardware parking lot)
Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
Urban Furniture & Urban Boutique (3241 Grand Ave.) 3237 Grand Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off good condition

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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