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|
|13" Television||23 lbs||$9.00|
|25"-26" Television||85 lbs||$34.00|
|25" Console Television Set||160 lbs||$64.00|
|32" Television||110 lbs||$44.00|
|CPU (computer tower)||20 lbs||$8.00|
|15" Computer Monitor||34 lbs||$14.00|
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.
|Location||Types of Electronics||Notes|
|Amazon||Most types of electronics||Sell items online for a gift card|
|Best Buy Recycling||Most types of electronics, including CD's and DVD's||Charge for some electronics or trade-in your electronics for a gift card|
|CD Recycling Center |
|Recycle CD's, DVD's and much more|
See the website for details.
|Gazelle.com||Cell phones, Apple products and tablets||Trade-in for cash; free shipping|
|Goodwill Industries||Working and non-working computers, printers and various accessories||Goodwill partners with Dell Reconnect to recycle computers and accessories|
|iFixIt.com||Cell phones, digital cameras, laptops,|
|Fix your device or donate it so that someone else can fix|
|Hewlett-Packard||Cameras, cell phones, computers,|
|HP will buy back your product,or you can simply recycle it.|
|Salvation Army||Working computers and TV's||Call your local Salvation Army|
|Sell Cell||Cell phones only||Trade-in for cash|
|uSell||Cell phones only||Trade-in for cash|
|Staples||Computers, tablets, phones, ink and toner cartridges, etc.||Trade-in for a gift card|
|YouRenew||Blackberries, iPads, iPhones, laptops, etc.||Trade-in for cash or recycle it|