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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
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop (Oakland) 127 41st St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
San Pablo Flea Market 6100 San Pablo Ave Oakland 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
Bambino Thrift Shop (5290 College Ave.) 5290 College Ave. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (North Oakland) 6624 San Pablo Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (Blaisdell's Business Products) Blaisdell's Business Products Warehouse
474 Roland Way
Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Dress Best For Less 3861 Piedmont Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Urban Furniture & Urban Boutique (3241 Grand Ave.) 3237 Grand Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off good condition
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Oakland Communities United for Equity & Justice (Self Help Hunger Program) 4799 Shattuck Ave Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Kitchen equipment. Contact first regarding current needs.
Coliseum Public Market 5401 Coliseum Way Oakland Reuse Buyback Drop-off
2 A Good Cause 530 Midcrest Rd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Works with large quantities, businesses and organizations.
Goodwill (Oakland - MacArthur) 3525 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Tri Valley YMCA 2330 Broadway Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore East Bay 9235 San Leandro St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up 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,
Goodwill (Mountain View) 855 E. El Camino Real Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Drop-off Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Goodwill (Mill Valley - Donation Trailer) 1 Camino Alto Mill Valley Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers

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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