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E-Waste Landfill Ban:
The Discarded Computer Equipment and Television Management Law, otherwise known as the E-Waste Ban takes effect July 1, 2011. This ban regulates the disposal of electronic equipment. This ban will no longer allow landfill disposal of electronics and computers.
These items can no longer be placed in your regular trash and must be taken to a proper electronic recycling site:
Uninteruptible Power Supplies
Printed Circuit Boards
Laptops / Docking Stations
Power and Network Cables
DVD and CD Players
Electronic recycling providers are listed as a convenience to our citizens and are not necessarily endorsed or recommended by the City of Burlington. Fees, if indicated, are based on information provided to us and may not be current, always check with the provider regarding fees at the time the service is used.
*Goodwill Industries located at 2129 N. Church St.
*Goodwill Industries located at 2320 Maple Ave.
*A&D Environmental located at 3149 Lear Dr. ($0.50 per pound)
Best Buy located at 1465 University Dr. (336-584-0297). Best Buy will recycle TVs 32 inches or less, as well as computers and assorted electronics.
Alamance County Landfill Convenience Center located at 2701 Austin Quarter Road in Graham ($38.00 per ton).
OE Enterprises located at 717 North Park Ave ($5.00 charge for TVs and Computer Monitors) 506-2532.
*Will NOT accept TVs for recycling.
E-Waste Recycling Days
On July 16, 2011, January 7, 2012, September 22, 2012, and January 12, 2013 the City of Burlington held E-Waste Recycling days in order to give its citizens an option to keep Electronic Waste out of landfills as per the State Ban.
American Greenz Inc. recycled 92,828 pounds of electronics during this one-day event in July 2011.
Synergy Recycling collected a total of 32,353lbs of e-waste on January 7, 2012.
25,856 pounds of e-waste was collected at the Recycling event held on September 22, 2012.
33,500 pounds of electronics were recycled at the event held on January 12, 2013.
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