Guide for Reuse, Repair, Recycling, and Safe Disposal
for Alameda County, Contra Costa County, and the City of Palo Alto

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Consider reuse or repair before disposal, or DIY repair through iFixit.

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
FixIt Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
John's Bicycles & Lawn Mowers 1139 E. 18th St. Antioch Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Jai's Mower & Saw Service 20544 Wisteria St Castro Valley Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Single Cylinder Repair 10767 San Pablo Ave El Cerrito Repair Drop-off for a Fee
Schaa's Lawnmower Sales & Service 41144 Roberts Ave Fremont Repair Drop-off for a Fee outdoor power equipment
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Fremont Facility) 41149 Boyce Rd.
(At the Fremont Transfer Station - follow the trucks)
Fremont Recycle Free Drop-off  
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Hayward Facility) 2091 West Winton Avenue Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off  
Livermore Saw & Mower 2345 3rd St Livermore Repair Drop-off for a Fee, Pick-up for a Fee chainsaws
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Livermore Facility) 5584 La Ribera Street Livermore Recycle Free Drop-off  
Audi Dealership (Oakland) 7201 Oakport St Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off Redwood Materials Consumer Collection Program Bin. Broken power tools with embedded rechargeable batteries. Ex. power drills
U Save Power Equipment 9370 MacArthur Blvd Oakland Repair Drop-off for a Fee Tune ups and servicing, blade sharpening, from blowers to chainsaws
Sentient Engine Makerspace 2630 Union St Oakland Repair On-site for a Fee DIY Makerspace with woodworking bay to use their tools and/or fix yours.
Alameda County Household Hazardous Waste Program (Oakland Facility) 2100 East 7th Street Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off  
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle Pick-up for a Fee Remove battery and place in recycle cart. Take battery to HHW Station or place out with other batteries as part of your Clean Up Day.
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Drop-off for a Fee
Action Metal Recycling 385 Pittsburg Ave. Richmond Recycle Drop-off for a Fee
Modern Waste Solutions 4391 Pell Dr
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Sacramento Recycle Free Drop-off
San Jose Conservation Corps 1650 Berger Dr San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Fm Drywall Tool Repair 1495 Doolittle DR San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off
iFixit 1330 Monterey St San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions

Curbside Service

Garbage Bulky Pickup Note
Alameda
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
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Albany
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Berkeley
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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
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Emeryville
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Fremont
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Hayward
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Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
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Livermore
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Newark
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Oakland
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Piedmont
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Pleasanton
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San Leandro
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San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
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San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
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Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
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Union City
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