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
Savers (7117 Regional St.) 7117 Regional St. Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
Youth Homes Auxiliary Thrift Shop 15 B Vivian Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Ecumenical Hunger Program 2411 Pulgas Ave East Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Currently accepting donations of only food, toiletry, household cleaning and gift card and new/packaged items due to the COVID-19 crisis. 
Bay Area Rescue Mission 123 MacDonald Ave. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
Goodwill (Concord - Willow Pass Road) 1659 Willow Pass Road Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Goodwill (Berkeley) 2058 University Ave Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Tri Valley YMCA 2330 Broadway Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Eco Thrift (25891 Mission Blvd.) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Palo Alto) 4085 El Camino Way Palo Alto Reuse Free Drop-off
Easter Hill United Methodist Church Thrift Store 3601 Cutting Blvd. Richmond Reuse Free Drop-off
Facebook Marketplace Facebook Headquarters
1 Hacker Way
Menlo Park Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Hope Thrift (Fremont) 41200 Blacow Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County (Hayward) 1101 Walpert St
(24/hr Drop-box along street)
Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off

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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