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Electronics Recycling

Electronic Recycling Landfill Disposal Ban

Effective Monday, July 1, 2013, a statewide electronics landfill disposal ban went into effect in Colorado. The Electronic Recycling Jobs Act prohibits disposal of a number of electronic items in landfills and at transfer stations.

Refer to the State of Colorado electronics and computer waste website for regulations.

Electronics can be taken to the electronics recycling station located inside the Larimer County Landfill. There is a fee for electronics recycling (cash only), and customers are responsible for unloading their electronics onto the scale.

Waste Management accepts electronics at $.40 per lb., cash only.

Electronic recycling does not include dismantled computers or televisions, small appliances, or other electrical equipment such as electric weed eaters or electric mowers. These are considered waste and charged as such.

See Electronics recycling for rates and more information, or call 970-372-3362.

The electronics recycling station accepts electronics such as:

  • Computers/CPUs, peripherals, (mice, keyboards, speakers), monitors
  • Fax machines
  • Photocopiers
  • Printers, toner cartridges
  • Televisions
  • VCRs, DVD players
  • Microwave ovens
  • Electric alarm clocks
  • Landline phones and cell phones
  • Stereos
photo of Electronic Recycling

Unacceptable items are:

  • Fire and smoke alarms and detectors
  • Carbon monoxide detectors

Expanded Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Fees

$.40 per pound, cash only

Contact:

Waste Management Recycling, (970)372-3362