Electronic waster includes any unwanted desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals such as printers, external drives, fax machines, etc. and televisions.
Computers and any of their components cannot be put into the trash or put out with recyclables for curbside pickup. These devices and their components must be properly recycled and may not be taken to landfills or other solid waste disposal facilities.
Residents may not dispose of their computers and electronics with municipal waste collection. Computers and electronics must be taken to an electronics collection location for proper recycling. Click to view a list of local electronic recyclers. Electronics can also be taken to a Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permitted electronics recycling facility.
For more information about recycling electronics in Pennsylvania, please visit DEP's website.