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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
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Reuse Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer accepts items such as: Irons, Toasters, Microwaves, Blenders, Vacuum Cleaners. NO Large Appliances or broken items. However, many of these items can be recycled elsewhere within the El Cerrito Recycling Center in or next to the Steel bin. NO REFRIGERATED APPLIANCES. Label working with masking/blue tape.
2 A Good Cause 530 Midcrest Rd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Works with large quantities, businesses and organizations.
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up
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,
Alameda Point Antiques Faire 1st Sunday Every Month 3800 Main St Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Make It Home (Walnut Creek) 1271 Boulevard Way Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Countertop only. Microwave, blender, toaster, fan, heater, etc.
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
ReUse: CAL's Campus Thrift Store 2495 Bancroft Way
MLK Student Union (between Superb & OCF offices)
Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off desk lamps, hair dryers, electric kettles, etc
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,
Rebuilding Together East Bay North 732 Gilman St Berkeley Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Estate clean out services
Berkeley Flea Market 1937 Ashby Ave Berkeley Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Goodwill (Concord - Clayton) 3495 Clayton Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Alamo 3162 Danville Blvd. Alamo Reuse Free Drop-off
The Haven Thrift Store (Tri-Valley) 116 North L St Livermore Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Chabot College Flea Market 25555 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Buyback Mail-in

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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