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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
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
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
All Good Living Foundation All Good Living Store
2332 Alameda Ave
Alameda Reuse Free Drop-off toasters, blenders, rice cookers, pressure cookers, and other kitchen appliances
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco 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
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.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Solano Napa 104 Commerce Court Fairfield 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,
Nextdoor Headquarters
420 Taylor St
San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up, Buyback Pick-up
Goodwill San Francisco Bay Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
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.
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Garrett Thrift Store 1530 3rd Ave. Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Concord 2080 Diamond Blvd. Concord 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,
Richmond Flea Market 716 W Gertrude Ave Richmond Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Free Oakland UP 2809 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Burlingame) 1215 California Dr Burlingame 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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