Electronics/Cell Phone Recycling
Electronics recycling includes everything from small devices such as cell phones, digital cameras and ink jet printer cartridges to large devices such as televisions and desktop computers. It is illegal to discard of electronic waste in the trash! Electronics manufacturers are required by law to provide information on how to recycle your equipment free of charge.
Retail stores such as BestBuy, Staples, etc. and local recycling centers accept electronics through recycling and trade-in programs. Click here for a comprehensive list of NYS collection sites or visit the links below to find a local recycling location appropriate for your device/equipment.
Accepted at ecopark During All Operating Hours
- Computers: Laptops, Desktops and Tablets (Erase personal data before recycling)
- Televisions & Monitors
- Computer Peripherals and Cables (Keyboards, Mice, Etc.)
- Fax Machines, Scanners & Printers (For use with a computer, less than 100 lbs.)
- Small Electronic Equipment and Cables (VCRs, DVRs, DVD Players, MP3 Players, Digital Media Receivers, Game Consoles)
- Ink Jet Printer Cartridges
- Cell Phones
- Cameras & Video Cameras
- Global Positioning System (GPS) Receivers
- Artificial Christmas Trees With & Without Lights
- Extension Cords, Cables.
- Christmas & String Lights
- Vape Pens and Electronic Cigarettes (including e-liquids)
- Many Other Devices...
Please note that the recycling stations at ecopark are self-serve (with the exception of Household Hazardous Waste). Residents should be prepared to unload their own items.
Haul Away Service for old electronics (televisions, etc.) may be provided by retailers when buying replacement equipment and having it delivered. Check with the retailer you are purchasing from to see if this service is offered.
CDs, DVDs, VHS Tapes, Zip Disks, Floppy Discs, Etc. are not recyclable items and should be disposed in your trash
Vape pens and electronic cigarettes are products used to deliver e-liquids, e.g. nicotine, cannabis and flavorings. Both the products and e-liquids are considered hazardous wastes and are prohibited from being disposed of in the trash. The Monroe County/Waste Management ecopark can now accept and properly dispose of products and e-liquids. These items can be dropped off at the Household Hazardous Waste area at ecopark and no appointment is required.
Schools, universities, businesses, retailers and other organizations that have e-cigarettes and vaping devices for disposal should utilize the Monroe County / Waste Management ecopark's Conditionally Exempt Small Quantity Generator Program (CESQG) - Click here for details.
Lowes has a seasonal Christmas light recycling program and ecopark will accept Christmas lights at no charge year-round.