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Electronics Recycling and Disposal

THE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION AND ELECTRONICS RECYCLING PROGRAM IS AVAILABLE AT THE LANDFILL ONLY ON WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY FROM 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M., WITH RESTRICTIONS

Prince William County residents are urged to properly dispose of or recycle electronics at the County Landfill. Residents are limited to three units for disposal per visit. There is no charge to County residents for this service. Collections will be held in tandem with the Household Hazardous Waste Collection. See the Location & Hours page for the most current information on days and time for this service.

 

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Electronics will not be accepted from businesses.
(See below for alternative sites.)

The Electronics Recycling Program accepts:

  • Computer (CPU), notebook/laptop computer, and computer monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc.
  • Small printers and small copiers*, fax machines and scanners
  • Ink and toner cartridges
  • Televisions, including picture tube, projection LCD and plasma types
  • VCRs, CD/DVD players, stereos (no speakers)
  • Telephones and cell phones
  • Computer cables and cords, chips and cards, miscellaneous circuit boards
  • Other electronic equipment with a circuit board or electric cord

*Large floor standing copiers and plotter type printers may be recycled in the scrap metal pile area after removal of all inks and toners.

Items not accepted as part of the Electronics Recycling Program, that can be disposed of at the PWC Landfill or BFR Compost Facility during regular operating hours are:

  • Kitchen appliances
  • Appliances containing Freon (refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners)
  • Medical equipment
  • Wooden stereo speakers

Please visit these sites for more details about recycling programs for consumers: Best Buy, Dell Recycling, HP Recycling, Apple, Earth911, Greener Gadgets, Eco ATM and Verizon Wireless.

Recycling Electronic Media - Green Disk offers a mail back recycling program for “tech trash.” It accepts all forms of electronic media and their cases (diskettes, zip disks, CDs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs, DVDs, video tape, audio tape, game cartridges, DAT, DLT and virtually all other type of computer tapes), hard drives, Zip and Jaz drives, jump drives, inkjet and toner printer cartridges, cell phones, pagers, PDAs and their chargers, headsets, rechargeable batteries (but not regular alkaline ones) and their chargers, small computer accessories such as MP3 players, iPods, digital cameras, hand-held scanners, handheld games and other connected devices, cords, cables, boards, chips, and items removed from a computer, and laptop computers. For more information, call Green Disk at 800-305-DISK or view its website at http://www.greendisk.com/.

 

Electronics Recycling For Businesses

Businesses can check with the supplier or manufacture of their electronic equipment for information regarding electronics recycling programs. Also refer to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Computer and Electronics Recycling website.

The following list of companies may provide electronics recycling services for businesses. No recommendations or referrals are made about the reliability or quality of the services provided by these companies.

 

A Better Way Computer Recycling, LLC
6655 Amberton Dr., Ste. K
Elkridge, MD 21075
(410) 381-5588 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013 & ISO:14001

 

 

Clean Earth
3301 Rosedale Ave.
Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 550-1762 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013

 

 

C2 Management
351 Station Rd., Ste. 8
Berryville, VA 22611
(888) 993-2248 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013

 

 

Computer Recycling of Virginia, Inc.
224 Apple Grove Ln.
Tappahannock, VA 22560
(804) 445-9672 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013

 

 

eAssets Solutions, LLC
427 N. Maple Ave.
Falls Church, VA 22046
(888) 832-5865 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013, ISO 14001

 

 

IT Renew, Inc.
22650 Executive Dr., Ste. 122
Sterling, VA 20166
(703) 707-0271 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013

 

 

Securis
14801 Willard Rd., Ste. 800
Chantilly, VA 20151
(703) 436-1967 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2:2013

 

 

Sims Recycling Solutions -- Washington, D.C.
7575 Washington Blvd.
Elkridge, MD 21075
(877) 492-4968 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: eStewards, R2:2013, ISO 14001

 

 

Potomac eCycle
7917 Wellingford Dr.
Manassas, VA 20109
(571) 292-5772 (TTY: 711)
Certifications: R2: 2013, RIOS