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Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center - Union City - 33548 Central Ave

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Recycle1234: E-Waste & Solar Panel Recycling Center

33548 Central Ave, Union City, California 94587
(510) 468-2642
Hours:

Tue-Fri 9-4
Evenings & weekends by appointment
24hr drop box for smaller quantities outside entrance

Recycles any electronic item that plugs into an outlet or runs on batteries. Unsure if your item is accepted? Text a photo to (510) 468-2642.
Some disposal fees may apply. Pick-up may be available for businesses and commercial customers. Committed to keeping all items out of the landfill. Offers free classroom and business clean-outs, free apartment complex clean-outs, and flat-fee residential pick-up services.

For drop-off, there is a full service warehouse (located behind restaurant) with docks, pallet jacks, forklifts and labor to assist you. Certificates are issues for all loads. No appointment needed. Free for certified items. Small cost for non-certified items. 

  • Regular (Secure white glove pickup. Includes travel and labor. Fully insured and certified. Fees may be waived if large number of certified items.)- $135/hr
  • Local (Residents of Fremont, Milpitas, Hayward, Castro Valley, Newark, Redwood City, Alamedan area of San Jose and Dublin. Fees may be waived if large number of certified items.)- $85/hr
Item Notes Method Destination
Air Conditioner - Non-working Small A/C's $40
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Audio & Visual Equipment - Non-working wood speakers $20
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Automotive or Boat
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Non-rechargeable
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Batteries - Household - Rechargeable (up to 5 lbs) Price varies $2-4/lb
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cables & Wires - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cables & Wires - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cameras & Camcorders - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cell Phones - Non-working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Cell Phones - Working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Computer Accessories - Non-working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computer Accessories - Working
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Computer Monitors - Non-working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Computer Monitors - Working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Computers - Non-working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Copy Machines - Non-working less than 100 lbs $50
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Dishwasher - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Electronics - Non-working Some items may require a fee
  • Free Drop-off
  • Paid Pick-up
  • Recycle
Freezer - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Gaming Systems & Accessories - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Ink Cartridges toner cartridges $2/lb
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Lawnmower - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Major Household Appliances - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Microwave - Non-working $15
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Safe Disposal
Printers/Faxes - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Refrigerator - Non-working Dorm Fridges- $60 Bar Fridge - $30 Regular Fridges- $90 Commercial Fridges- $250
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Sewing Machine - Working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Reuse
Small Household Appliances - Non-working Breakage - 25 cents/lb - VCR's, DVD's, Household Devices, AV Equipment, Mice, Keyboards, Fans, Heaters, Metal, Tools, Printers, Scanners, Purifiers, Plastic Speakers, Toys
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Solar Panels - Non-working They refurbish Solar Panels. Solar Panels Under 65 lbs (Non Working)- $40 each Mono or Poly Silicon-based panels that cannot be refurbished (wire cut, burnt spots, or broken). Misc Rare Solar Based Products- $2/lbs All thin film, solar tiles, solar based items, solar lamps, solar lab toys. Solar Panels Under 65 lbs (Working Units)- $25 each Mono or Poly Silicon based panels with aluminum frames and a glass cover that can be refurbished. We accept from installers, integrators, contractors, homeowners, individuals, and companies. High Volume Savings Solar Panel Recycling (ANYTHING Solar)- $1210/pallet Pallets must be stable. Strapped and wrapped tight. Ready for shipping on a trailer. No panels sticking out. Max permissible weight of a pallet load is 2500 lbs. The following per load haz-waste costs apply: DOT Driver- $280, Stop Charge- $100.
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Repair
Solar Panels - Working Panels accepted that are less than 10yrs old and over 300 watts
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Stove/Oven - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Styrofoam Blocks 65 cents/lb
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Television - Non-working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle
Television - Working Buy back value may be available
  • Free Drop-off
  • Reuse
Tires Tires- $40
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Toner Cartridges $2/lb used, virgin toner accepted free
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Vacuum Cleaners - Non-working $20
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
VCRs/CD/DVD Players - Non-working
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Washer/Dryer - Non-working $35
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
Water Heaters - Non-working less than 100lbs - $50
  • Paid Drop-off
  • Recycle
X-Ray Film
  • Free Drop-off
  • Recycle

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