Fees for Recycling Electronics

The Recycling Center strives to recycle as many materials as possible, however, some items have a small fee attached to them.

As electronics are constantly replaced with newer and better ones, consumers are left wondering what to do with their old items. In an effort to reduce the amount of toxic materials and heavy metals placed in the landfill, the Recycling Center offers an environmentally-friendly option for disposal.

  • Electronics including cell phones, computers and monitors, copiers, DVD players, game systems, laptops, printers, tablets, televisions, etc. can be recycled at the Recycling Center for just $0.40 a pound.
  • All transactions are rounded to the nearest whole dollar.

The chart below gives an approximation of what some electronics may cost. Remember this is only an estimation. Equipment will be weighed when it arrives and residents charged appropriately. TV weights and price estimates are for CRT's, not flat screens, etc.

Electronic Disposal Pricing

Type of Electronics
Average Weight
Approximate Cost
to Recycle
13" Television
23 lbs
25"-26" Television
85 lbs
25" Console Television Set
160 lbs
32" Television
110 lbs
CPU (computer tower)
20 lbs
15" Computer Monitor
34 lbs
12 lbs

More and more companies are recycling electronics. Many cell phone companies will recycle old phones for you. Or sometimes shelters will take them and re-use them. If neither of these options are appealing to you, there are also several places where you can sell your cell online listed below. The list below can help you properly dispose of your electronics. 

Electronic Recycling

LocationTypes of ElectronicsNotes
AmazonMost types of electronicsSell items online for a gift card
Best Buy RecyclingMost types of electronics, including CD's and DVD'sCharge for some electronics or trade-in your electronics for a gift card
CD Recycling Center 
 of America
Recycle CD's, DVD's and much more
See the website for details.
Mail-in program
Gazelle.comCell phones, Apple products and tabletsTrade-in for cash; free shipping
Goodwill IndustriesWorking and non-working computers, printers and various accessoriesGoodwill partners with Dell Reconnect to recycle computers and accessories
iFixIt.comCell phones, digital cameras, laptops,
or tablets
Fix your device or donate it so that someone else can fix
Hewlett-PackardCameras, cell phones, computers,
e-readers, etc.
HP will buy back your product,or you can simply recycle it.
Salvation ArmyWorking computers and TV'sCall your local Salvation Army
Sell CellCell phones onlyTrade-in for cash
uSellCell phones onlyTrade-in for cash
StaplesComputers, tablets, phones, ink and toner cartridges, etc.Trade-in for a gift card
YouRenewBlackberries, iPads, iPhones, laptops, etc.Trade-in for cash or recycle it