What is E-Waste?  

Electronic waste or e-waste applies to consumer electronic equipment that is either obsolete, broken, or no longer wanted. E-waste can include computers, printers, televisions, VCRs, cell phones, fax machines, stereos, and electronic games. These items may contain lead, copper, and other heavy metals or toxic substances that are harmful to humans and wildlife. These items may not be placed in your trash or recycling carts.  

If you have workable electronics, consider donating them to a local donation center. See the City's Donation Guide to locate a donation center near you. 

Examples of E-Waste

  • Cell phones
  • Computers/laptops
  • Scanners
  • Printers
  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • DVD, CD or VCR players
  • Other computer peripherals
  • Radios
  • Alarm clocks
  • Fax machines

Why is it important to dispose of E-Waste properly?

Please properly dispose of E-Waste so that toxic chemicals don’t end up in places where they can harm humans, wildlife, or the environment. 

How do I safely dispose of my E-Waste?

If your e-waste is unable to be reused, refurbished, or donated, please drop off your items at a local recycling center such as EDCO Recycling and Transfer Station, Secure E-Waste Destruction, or at an HHW collection event near you.  

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