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
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop 40733 Chapel Way Fremont Reuse Free Drop-off
The Arc of Alameda County Drop-box (San Leandro) 14700 Doolittle Dr
campus parking lot
San Leandro Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Salvation Army (Oakland) 601 Webster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Walnut Creek) 2536 N Main Street Walnut Creek Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
ARF Mart Thrift Store 1950H Market St. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off
Goodwill (Hayward) 20806 Hesperian Blvd Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off Including scales, blenders, coffeemakers
Robot Garden Main Office
700 Terminal Circle
Livermore Repair Free Drop-off DIY Fixit Clinics with mentors to guide you through the repairs of your items. See upcoming events to bring your items to. Partnering with Pleasanton Library. https://www.robotgarden.org/fix-it-clinics.html
Tri Valley Recycling- Bay Area 1988 E. Alpine Avenue Stockton Recycle Buyback Drop-off, Free Drop-off, Pick-up for a Fee Call for buyback details and for pick-up arrangement fees. Fee for large copiers and microwaves.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Landfill Drop-off for a Fee Reuse drop-off area

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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