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Water Heaters - Non-working

Non-working water heaters are broken storage tanks for hot water.

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

Vendors

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 pad 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.
Berkeley Recycling Center 669 Gilman St.
(corner of 2nd & Gilman)
Berkeley Recycle Free Drop-off Large appliances, including water heaters, stoves, washers, dryers, dishwashers and furnaces are all accepted for a $20 charge. No refrigerated appliances.
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
Davis Street (WM) Resource Recovery Complex (Transfer Station) 2615 Davis St. San Leandro Recycle Paid Drop-off Recycle: appliance pad drop-off area
Elite Recycling Services (Newark) 37530 Enterprise Ct.
Suite #5
Newark Recycle Free Pick-up
Elite Recycling Services (San Jose) 175 Tully Rd San Jose Recycle Free Pick-up
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
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.
iFixit San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
Independent Recycling Services 9039 San Leandro Street Oakland Recycle Paid Drop-off, Paid Pick-up
Pinole/Rodeo Auto Wreckers 700 Parker Ave. Rodeo Recycle Paid Drop-off
Pleasanton Transfer Station 3110 Busch Rd. Pleasanton Recycle Paid Drop-off Separate for appliance drop-off
Rapid Recycle 5292 Pacheco Blvd. Pacheco Recycle Paid Drop-off
Recology San Francisco Transfer Station Public Recycling and Disposal Drop Off 501 Tunnel Ave. San Francisco Recycle Paid 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
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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