Electronics Recycling

Background of E-waste Ban


On July 1, 2011 The Discarded Computer Equipment and Television Management Law, otherwise known as the E-Waste Ban
went into effect. This ban regulates the disposal of electronic equipment. 
These items can no longer be placed in your regular trash and must be taken to a proper electronic recycling site.

WHAT IS E-WASTE?


Home Electronics 
Personal Computers 
Personal Electronics 
Other Electronics 
TVs
Modems
Electronic Games
Telephone Systems
VCRs
Desktop Computers
Mobile Phones
Uninterruptible Power Supplies
Stereos
Servers
MP3 Players
Printed Circuit Boards
Tape Players
Laptops / Docking Stations
PDAs
Routers
Radios
Automated Typewriters
Portable Calculators
Power and Network Cables
Fax Machines
Copy Machines
  Network Hubs
DVD and CD Players
CD-ROM Drivers
  Controllers
Telephones
Hard Drives
  Switching Boxes
Rechargeable Batteries
     

FOUR WAYS TO RECYCLE E-WASTE:


1. CURBSIDE


As of May 1, 2018 Burlington residents can leave discarded e-waste on the curb on your regular trash day and the city will dispose of them at a charge of $15 per item collected will be charged to your utility bill. 

 2. FREE E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT


Stop by and drop off any e-waste for free.  This is limited to Burlington residents and must be household e-waste.  Download the e-waste flyer for full limitations and directions. (2019 Flyer coming soon)
Saturday, February 2
Saturday, October 5
9:00am-2:00pm

234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot)

3. ALAMANCE COUNTY LANDFILL


Alamance County Landfill offers electronic recycling at the Convenience Center located at the Landfill.  Learn More


4. OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS


There are also various electronics recycling programs offered by manufacturers and retailers. There is more information on those programs on the Manufacturers’ Recycling Programs and Retailers’ Recycling Programs pages.

FOUR WAYS TO RECYCLE E-WASTE:

1. CURBSIDE


Starting May 1, 2018 Burlington residents can place e-waste items curbside on their normal garbage route day and Burlington crews will tag the item and pick it up.  Each item will be a charge of $15.00 (per item) on the residents water bill. Example: One T.V. and one VCR will equal a $30.00 charge on the residents water bill. 

 2. FREE E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT

Stop by and drop off any e-waste for free.  This is limited to Burlington residents and must be household e-waste.  Download the e-waste flyer for full limitations and directions. (2019 Flyer coming soon)
Saturday, February 2
Saturday, October 5

9:00am-2:00pm
234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot)

3. ALAMANCE COUNTY LANDFILL


Alamance County Landfill offers electronic recycling at the Convenience Center located at the Landfill.

4. OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS


There are also various electronics recycling programs offered by manufacturers and retailers. There is more information on those programs on the Manufacturers’ Recycling Programs and Retailers’ Recycling Programs pages.

FOUR WAYS TO RECYCLE E-WASTE:

1. CURBSIDE


Starting May 1, 2018 Burlington residents can place e-waste items curbside on their normal garbage route day and Burlington crews will tag the item and pick it up.  Each item will be a charge of $15.00 (per item) on the residents water bill. Example: One T.V. and one VCR will equal a $30.00 charge on the residents water bill. 

 2. FREE E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT

Stop by and drop off any e-waste for free.  This is limited to Burlington residents and must be household e-waste.  Download the e-waste flyer for full limitations and directions. (2019 Flyer coming soon)
Saturday, February 2
Saturday, October 5

9:00am-2:00pm
234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot)

3. ALAMANCE COUNTY LANDFILL


Alamance County Landfill offers electronic recycling at the Convenience Center located at the Landfill.

4. OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS


There are also various electronics recycling programs offered by manufacturers and retailers. There is more information on those programs on the Manufacturers’ Recycling Programs and Retailers’ Recycling Programs pages.

FOUR WAYS TO RECYCLE E-WASTE:

1. CURBSIDE


Starting May 1, 2018 Burlington residents can place e-waste items curbside on their normal garbage route day and Burlington crews will tag the item and pick it up.  Each item will be a charge of $15.00 (per item) on the residents water bill. Example: One T.V. and one VCR will equal a $30.00 charge on the residents water bill. 

 2. FREE E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT

Stop by and drop off any e-waste for free.  This is limited to Burlington residents and must be household e-waste.  Download the e-waste flyer for full limitations and directions. (2019 Flyer coming soon)
Saturday, February 2
Saturday, October 5

9:00am-2:00pm
234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot)

3. ALAMANCE COUNTY LANDFILL


Alamance County Landfill offers electronic recycling at the Convenience Center located at the Landfill.

4. OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS


There are also various electronics recycling programs offered by manufacturers and retailers. There is more information on those programs on the Manufacturers’ Recycling Programs and Retailers’ Recycling Programs pages.

FOUR WAYS TO RECYCLE E-WASTE:

1. CURBSIDE


Starting May 1, 2018 Burlington residents can place e-waste items curbside on their normal garbage route day and Burlington crews will tag the item and pick it up.  Each item will be a charge of $15.00 (per item) on the residents water bill. Example: One T.V. and one VCR will equal a $30.00 charge on the residents water bill. 

 2. FREE E-WASTE COLLECTION EVENT

Stop by and drop off any e-waste for free.  This is limited to Burlington residents and must be household e-waste.  Download the e-waste flyer for full limitations and directions. (2019 Flyer coming soon)
Saturday, February 2
Saturday, October 5

9:00am-2:00pm
234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot)

3. ALAMANCE COUNTY LANDFILL


Alamance County Landfill offers electronic recycling at the Convenience Center located at the Landfill.

4. OTHER MANUFACTURERS AND RETAILERS


There are also various electronics recycling programs offered by manufacturers and retailers. There is more information on those programs on the Manufacturers’ Recycling Programs and Retailers’ Recycling Programs pages.
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