Local Recycling

A number of local businesses and organizations collect computers & electronics for recycling in the community.

Goodwill Industries

Goodwill Industries and Dell partnered to create RECONNECT, a free program for consumers to reuse and responsibly recycle unwanted computers. Take your computer and computer components including printers, keyboard and mouse to a local Goodwill store or Goodwill donation drop-off site. Any brand computer is eligible for donation. You are responsible for removing data from your hard drive. Donations may be tax deductible.

Best Buy

Best Buy stores will accept electronics and appliances for recycling. Regardless of how old, who made it or where it was bought, Best Buy will take it as long as it is an acceptable item. Items that are accepted include, but are not limited to, the following: digital cameras, vacuums, video game consoles, ink and toner, computers, tablets, laptop batteries, mobile phones and more. Best Buy limits households to three items recycled per day. There are some items that Best Buy will accept for a recycling for a $25 fee. Items that have a fee include televisions and computer monitors. Select appliances are also eligible for recycling and can be hauled away for $19.99 when a replacement is delivered by Best Buy or $99.99 for a stand-alone pickup. 

Best Buy runs promotions for individuals that recycle certain items. Coupons are given by the store for qualifying recycled items. There is also a trade-in program that Best Buy offers that will pay customers for certain items. Promotions and trade-ins change regularly and can be found here.


All Staples stores recycle e–waste. Staples will take old, unwanted technology and responsibly and securely recycle them at no cost to you. All brands, in any condition, even if they were purchased somewhere else, will be accepted. Items that are accepted include, but are not limited to, the following: computers, copiers, digital cameras, gaming consoles, fax machines, mobile phones, printers and tablets. Staples also accepts ink and toner cartridges and rechargeable Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Lithium Ion (Li-Ion), Small Sealed Lead Acid (SSLA/Pb), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Nickel Zinc (Ni-ZN) batteries that are 11 pounds or less. Automotive/wet-cell batteries are not acceptable for their recycling program. There are items that are not acceptable and those include alkaline batteries, appliances, floor-model printers and copiers and televisions. Staples sets a limit of seven items per day for each person. Learn more. 

Reclaimed by Design

Reclaimed by Design accepts computers, TVs, cables, cords, phones, disc players, media players, heating/cooling, printers, scanners and batteries. These items are charged by the pound, per printer, per monitor and screen and large monitors (40"). It also accepts several items at no charge, including computer towers, c.p.u.s and metal cased electronics (DVD players, VHS players, etc.). Learn more.

Friedland Industries, Inc. 

Friedland Industries, Inc. accepts most types of electronics, some of which it can pay for and some are free drop off. It does not accept TVs or CRT monitors and it does charge $3 per LCD monitor. Learn more.