Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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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
Habitat for Humanity ReStore San Jose 1608 Las Plumas Ave. San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up All appliances must be less than 5 years old and in perfect working condition. Must include all parts and hardware necessary for use. Although donation pick-up is offered, it is not guaranteed.
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Little Bethany Baptist Church) 1636 Armstrong Avenue San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Must fit in dropbox opening.
Urban Ore 900 Murray St. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Youth Homes Auxiliary Thrift Shop 15 B Vivian Dr. Pleasant Hill Reuse Free Drop-off
Savers (1997 Tice Valley Blvd.) 1997 Tice Valley Blvd. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off working condition
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
Centro de Servicios Thrift Store 525 H St Union City Reuse Free Drop-off
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
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco 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
ReSupply 423 W. Broadway South Boston Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Online pick-up service that transports your donated goods to partner organizations. Lifts materials from where they are in your home or office.
Goodwill (South San Francisco ) 225 Kenwood Way South San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
FreeCycle The Freecycle Network
PO Box 294
Tuscon Reuse Free Pick-up
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
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

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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