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
Goodwill (San Francisco - Marina) 3605 Buchanan St San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet 1498 Polk St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (1500 Valencia St.) 1500 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army Donation Dropbox (Little Bethany Baptist Church) 1636 Armstrong Avenue San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off Must fit in dropbox opening.
LiquiDonate 149 New Montgomery St
Floor 4
San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off, Mail-in for a Fee LiquiDonate matches and moves reclaimable items (ex. returns, liquidation, branded items, inventory, apparel, office/warehouse supplies) from businesses to nonprofits, including arranging pickup or delivery. Free delivery for non-profits, business pays for delivery.
The Salvation Army Home Pick-Up Service 832 Folsom St San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up
ebay 2025 Hamilton Ave San Jose Reuse Buyback Mail-in
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.
TDR Electronic Recycling 529 Race St San Jose Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Free pick-up for large quantities. Call for details.
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Landfill Drop-off for a Fee Reuse drop-off area
Goodwill (San Mateo) 28 W. 25th Ave San Mateo Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Goodwill (San Pablo) 100A San Pablo Towne Center San Pablo Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Make It Home (San Rafael) NorthGate Mall (back entrance)
818 Northgate Dr
San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Countertop only. Microwave, blender, toaster, fan, heater, etc.
Goodwill (San Rafael) 809 Lincoln Ave San Rafael Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
iReuse 1050 North Gate Dr
Suite 550
San Rafael Reuse Pick-up for a Fee Destruction & shredding
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,
Habitat for Humanity ReStore Sonoma 1201 Piner Road Santa Rosa 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,
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,

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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