California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle)

Waste Prevention Information Exchange

Electronics

Also see Appliances, Batteries, Environmentally Preferable Purchasing, Fluorescent Lamps, Universal Waste, and Product Stewardship.

Note: Televisions, computer monitors, laptop computers and most other electronic devices cannot be disposed to the trash. The prohibition of computer monitors in the trash applies to both cathode ray tube (CRT) monitors, and liquid crystal diode (LCD) monitors. To find out where to take computer monitors and laptop computers and other equipment, see Where do I recycle e-waste?

See a list of all wastes banned from the trash.

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CalRecycle Programs and Services

CalRecycle Publications

  • Managing Electronic EquipmentDescribes the growing challenge of electronic waste and introduces factors to be considered in electronic equipment procurement, use, and end-of-life management

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Last updated: April 28, 2015
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