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Where to Get Rid of Business eWaste / Electronics Recycling in Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville and the East Bay

Jan 4, 2019

Remember electronic equipment should NOT be disposed of in regular garbage. This is illegal in California.

electronics recycling

A super common question our clients ask us is "Who do we call for Electronics Recycling?" We've made a list of eWaste Recyclers in Oakland and Berkeley that service businesses in the East Bay. Some are free, while others are paid. Here is the list:

eWaste Pickup and (mostly) Free Drop Off in the East Bay As of January 2019:

  • eWast Collective Berkeley: these guys offer free pickup and drop off (depending on items) and are a non-profit 501c3 #63-0395504 see their website for details of what they accept and to schedule pickups.
    • 620 Page Street (alongside the freeway)
      94710 Berkeley, CA  
      (415) 883-1428
  • Shred Works Oakland - they offer paid pickup and drop off and have a hard drive shredding machine we like this for IT security. They also offer other document security and shredding services for businesses. 
    • 455 High Street
      94601 Oakland, CA
      (800) 817-4733
  • Iron Mountain Oakland - offer paid dropoff and pickup as well as document storage, shredding, and other services. 
    • 1350 W Grand Ave
      94607 Oakland, CA
      (800) 899-4766
  • Universal Waste Management Inc. They offer free drop off and paid pickup. 
    • 1433 Eastshore Highway
      94710 Berkeley, CA
      (888) 832-9839
  • Standard Iron & Metal Oakland - offers free drop off of electronics as well they are willing to table bottles, scrap metal, large batteries, auto parts and other larger recyclables. 
    • 4525 San Leandro St.
      94601 Oakland, CA
      (510) 535-0222

Looking for a hand with your electronics recycling?

Not sure what is waste and what to keep? We offer this service free for our Managed Services Clients as well as a paid project; generally part of an IT infrastructure & Cloud Migration Evaluation. 

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