Universal and electronic waste, such as fluorescent tubes and consumer batteries, are prohibited from the trash or landfill bin because they contain poisonous heavy metals such as lead, mercury and cadmium that can pollute groundwater near landfills and pose harmful effects on public health.
Electronic waste includes: batteries, fluorescent bulbs, computers, monitors, cords, phones, TVs, VCRs, DVD players, stereos, microwave ovens, or iPods.
Dixon residents can dispose of up to five electronic waste items per visit (Saturdays only):
Consumer batteries, used oil and used oil filters are accepted at both locations.
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