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
Laney College Flea Market 510 Fallon St Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
Donation Drop Spot 4200 Rosewood Dr Pleasanton Reuse Free Drop-off
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
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
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
Listia
Online
Oakland Reuse Buyback Mail-in
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store (Fremont) 3777 Decoto Rd Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
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
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
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.
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
Out of the Closet 1295 Folsom St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Hospice Thrift Shoppe - Alamo 3162 Danville Blvd. Alamo Reuse Free Drop-off
Northern Ca Swap Meets Inc 1150 Ballena Blvd Alameda Reuse Buyback Mail-in

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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