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Appliances (small, electric)

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Updated on November 27, 2018

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Instructions

If in good shape, sell or donate. If not, you can recycle small electronic appliances at Berkeley Recycling Center 1201 2nd St. Berkeley, or eWaste Collective at 620 Page @ Second St. in Berkeley, or El Cerrito Recycling 7501 Schmidt Ln. El Cerrito, CA

Working appliances may need different treatment from non-working appliances.

Working appliances will need different treatment from non-working appliances. Consult the recyclewhere.org resource.

Alternatives

In general, buy fewer appliances. Prioritize quality over quantity and buy second-hand instead of new, if possible.

Facts

Electronic appliances often contain metals and/or chemicals that are hazardous in the regular waste stream and should never be placed in the regular landfill bin. Visit recyclewhere.org for a list of local places and companies that will accept appliances for proper disposal.

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