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Electronic waste (e-waste)

Many household items can contain heavy metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium. You cannot throw them out with your regular garbage collection.

To recycle your electronic waste, take it to

They will recycle the electronic components and safely dispose of the heavy metals. The only parts sent to the landfill are plastic components that cannot yet be recycled.

Electronic waste includes:

  • Computers
    • computer monitors (cathode ray tube (CRT) and flat panel display types)
    • desktop computers (CPUs, hard drives, monitors)
    • laptop computers
    • tablet computers
    • computer accessories (mice, keyboards, cables)
    • desktop printers
  • Audio equipment
    • stereos
    • CD Players
    • digital media (MP3) players
    • audio recorders
    • headphones
    • amplifiers
    • speakers
  • Video equipment
    • televisions
    • monitors
    • projectors
    • DVD players
    • VCRs
    • video recorders
  • Office equipment
    • scanners, copiers and fax machines
  • Phones
    • corded phones
    • cordless phones
    • answering machines
    • cell phones
  • Microwaves
  • Rechargeable batteries

For more information, and the full list of accepted items, visit

Last updated: June 29, 2018