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Typewriters - Non-working

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

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Berkeley Typewriter & Clark Business Machines 1823 University Ave. Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off Repairs for a fee & accepts donations of typewriters (working & non-working)
Berkeley Typewriter Repair and Sales 1823 University Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
California Typewriter 2362 San Pablo Ave Berkeley Repair Free Drop-off
Clean Earth (AERC) (Hayward) 30677 Huntwood Ave Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up Electric typewriters only
Community Thrift Store 623 Valencia St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off E-Scrap drop-off area
Eco Thrift (25891 Mission Blvd.) 25891 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Drop-off
El Cerrito Recycling + Environmental Resource Center 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito Recycle Free Drop-off Onsite Donation Trailer.
Fix It Clinic (In-person & Virtual) Berkeley Repair Free Mail-in Self-repair through the Global Fixers Server on Discord or through Zoom FixIt Clinics.
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Landfill Paid Pick-up Bulky Pickup. Please consider reuse and repair before disposal. This item can be collected curbside for a fee or for no charge during your Clean Up Day.
iFixit San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
Oakland Museum - White Elephant Sale 333 Lancaster St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up Manual typewriters only.
Out of the Closet 1498 Polk St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet (Berkeley) 1600 University Ave. Berkeley Reuse Free Drop-off
Out of the Closet (Oakland) 238 E 18th St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Landfill Paid Drop-off
SCRAP 801 Toland St. San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off

Curbside Service

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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