What do I do with old electronics?

ElectronicsMany electronics, especially TVs and computers, contain toxic materials and are banned from the garbage, yard waste and curbside recycling containers.

Seattle residents, have plenty of convenient and easy options for recycling their unwanted electronics.

Contact www.ecyclewashington.org or 1-800-RECYCLE for free computer and TV drop-off locations.

Also visit www.takeitbacknetwork.org  for cell phone and fluorescent light bulb drop-off locations. Some charge a fee.

Seattle Public Utilities will pick up and recycle TVs, computers and other electronic items from your curb for a $20 fee. Call 206-684-3000 to request an electronics collection. Apartment residents should contact their building manager to arrange for electronics collection.