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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
Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center 33548 Central Ave Union City Recycle Paid Drop-off less than 100lbs - $50
Recycling Center & Transfer Station - Contra Costa Waste Service 1300 Loveridge Rd. Pittsburg Recycle Paid Drop-off
Rica Recycling 27105 Industrial Blvd Hayward Recycle Paid Drop-off
Schnitzer Steel (Oakland) 1101 Embarcadero West Oakland Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity. Drained
Schnitzer Steel (San Jose) 11665 Berryessa Rd. San Jose Recycle Buyback Pick-up Commercial quantity. Drained
Shoreway Environmental Center (SEC) 333 Shoreway Road San Carlos Recycle Paid Drop-off Separate for appliance drop-off
Sims Metal (Hayward) 30104 Industrial Pkwy SW Hayward Recycle Free Drop-off Also, heat pumps
Sims Metal (Redwood City) 699 Seaport Boulevard Redwood City Recycle Free Drop-off Also, heat pumps
Sims Metal (San Jose) Office: 1800 Monterey Highway Redwood City Recycle Free Drop-off Also, heat pumps
SMaRT Station 301 Carl Rd Sunnyvale Recycle Paid Drop-off Call for fee information. Please note that the SMaRT Station serves Mountain View and Sunnyvale residents only.
Vasco Road Landfill & Recycling Drop-off 4001 N. Vasco Rd. Livermore Recycle Paid Drop-off Construction & Demolition

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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