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?

TVsModemsElectronic GamesTelephone Systems
VCRsDesktop ComputersMobile PhonesUninterruptible Power Supplies
StereosServersMP3 PlayersPrinted Circuit Boards
Tape PlayersLaptops / Docking StationsPDAsRouters
RadiosAutomated TypewritersPortable CalculatorsPower and Network Cables
Fax MachinesCopy Machines Network Hubs
DVD and CD PlayersCD-ROM Drivers Controllers
TelephonesHard 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.

February Collection Event

Saturday, February 4, 2023 
9:00am-2:00pm
234 E. Summit Avenue 
(Public Works Parking Lot)

October Collection Event

Saturday, October 10, 2023 
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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