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Washington Recycles: Electronics

Washington Recycles: Electronics

Welcome to E-Cycle Washington

E-Cycle Washington is a free program that makes it easy for Washington residents to recycle their broken, obsolete or worn-out electronics. Electronic products contain both valuable materials that can be recycled and toxic chemicals that should be kept out of the landfill.

Where can I recycle?
Visit 1800recycle.wa.gov or call 1-800-RECYCLE to find electronic product recycling services in your area.

What can I recycle for free through E-Cycle Washington?
  • Televisions
  • Computers
  • Computer monitors
  • Portable or laptop computers including "tablet computers"
  • E-readers (also called e-book readers)
  • Portable DVD players
Computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice, and printers are not included in the E-Cycle program.

Peripherals and the other electronics noted, below, can be dropped off at these retailers and recycled at no charge.
  • Keyboards - Best Buy and Staples stores
  • Printers - Best Buy and Staples stores
  • Toner cartridges - Best Buy and Staples stores
  • Cell phones - Best Buy, Staples and RadioShack stores
Total volume of electronics collected for recycling through E-Cycle Washington:
347,769,402 pounds

Collection data for 2017

For questions about where to recycle electronic products check the 1-800-RECYCLE website

Did You Know?

According to the EPA’s Waste Reduction Model (WARM), in 2016, recycling electronics through E-Cycle Washington resulted in conserving an estimated 5,231,354 gallons of gasoline. Over the entirety of the program, it’s an estimated 47,651,976 gallons of gasoline!

For 2016, this is also equivalent to...
Removing annual emissions from 9,788 Passenger Vehicles
Conserving 1,937,127 Cylinders of Propane Used for Home Barbeques
Conserving 249 Railway Cars of Coal

Find a free drop-off location near you.