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Washer/Dryer - Non-working

A broken washer and dryer are household appliances once used to clean and dry clothes.

Consider reuse or repair before recycling or DIY repair through iFixit.


Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
Acme Landfill (Fill Corporation) 950 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Paid Drop-off
Altamont Landfill (WM, Inc.) 10840 Altamont Pass Rd. Livermore Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycle: appliance drop-off area
American Iron & Metals 1050 Brookside Dr. Richmond Recycle Paid Drop-off
ARCA Recycling 7401 Morton Ave
Ste B
Newark Recycle Paid Pick-up 10 or more for pick up by appt.
Bay Area Electronics Recycling Center (Union City) 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Paid Drop-off
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Paid Drop-off Large appliances, including water heaters, stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers and furnaces are all accepted for a $20 charge. No refrigerated appliances.
Best Buy 715 El Camino Real Mountain View Recycle Free Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
CASS (Custom Alloy) 2730 Peralta St. Oakland Recycle Free Drop-off
Charron Metals Corp 1720 Monterey Road San Jose Recycle Free Drop-off
Contra Costa Transfer & Recovery Station (CCTRS) 951 Waterbird Way Martinez Recycle Paid Drop-off
Cornejo's Appliances 1361 92nd Ave Oakland Repair Paid Pick-up On-site service repairs.
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycle: appliance pad drop-off area
DC Metals Inc. (San Leandro) 2399 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
EcoHaul 636 F Street Petaluma Recycle Paid Pick-up
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.
Fremont Recycling & Transfer Station 41149 Boyce Rd. Fremont Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycle: appliance drop-off area
Freon Free 1881 Walters Ct Suite A Fairfield Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Fry's Metals 1845 W. Winton Ave. Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off, Free Pick-up
Golden Bear Transfer Station 1 Parr Blvd. Richmond Recycle Paid Drop-off
GreenWaste of Palo Alto 2765 Lafayette St Palo Alto Recycle 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.

Curbside Service

Bulky Pickup Note
Contact ACI at (510) 483-1400 for a bulky pick-up.
Castro Valley Sanitary District
Separate and label good/working condition items for donation as part of your Bulky & Reuse Pick-up set out.
Up to two appliances or large items (not to exceed 150 lbs each).
Bulky pick up and Disposal Days drop-off option.
Hayward (Oro Loma - L2)
San Leandro
San Leandro (Oro Loma - L3)
San Lorenzo (Oro Loma)
Unincorporated Oro Loma (L1)
Union City

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