Electronic and universal waste, such as computer monitors, TVs, fluorescent tubes and consumer batteries, are prohibited from the trash. Electronic and universal waste contains a variety of toxic components like lead, cadmium and mercury, arsenic and flame retardants, and when dumped in a landfill, these materials can contaminate the soil and ground water, thus impacting surrounding areas.
Examples of electronic waste include: microwaves, T.V.’s, computer monitors and towers, cell phones, ipods, DVD players, stereos, etc.
Examples of universal waste include: used motor oil and filters, batteries, fluorescent tubes and bulbs, SHARPS, etc.
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sat: 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
1st and 3rd Friday of each month: 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Electronic waste items including TVs, computers, and microwaves are accepted. There is a minimum charge of $13.
- Maxwell Transfer Station
This facility only accepts Motor Oil and Filters, Appliances, E-Waste, Batteries, Fluorescent Tubes, and Sharps.
- Butte Regional Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility
Additional Drop off Locations:
Household and Electronic Waste
Many manufacturers also take back their old equipment for reuse and recycling: