Electronic Waste - Recology Western Oregon
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Electronic Waste

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.

E-Waste Includes:

  • CD-DVD players
  • Cell phones
  • Computer monitors
  • Computer peripherals, including mice and keyboards
  • Copiers
  • Digital clocks
  • Fax machines
  • Hand-held electronics
  • MP3 players
  • Pagers
  • Personal digital assistants
  • Printers
  • Stereos
  • Telephones
  • Televisions
  • Video cassette recorders


Clatsop County
Drop off electronic items at Astoria Transfer Station. For large quantities, please call us to schedule an appointment. It may also be possible to have items collected from your site.

Yamhill County
Drop off electronic items at Recology Western Oregon’s Recovery Zone.  There is no charge for electronics disposal at Recology Western Oregon Recovery Zone.

Oregon E-Cycles

Oregon E-Cycles is a free recycling program for computers, monitors and TVs. The program is financed by electronics manufacturers with oversight from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

Oregon E-Cycles Accepted Electronics:

Oregon E-Cycles Drop Off
Visit Oregon E-Cycles to find a local drop-off location. Members of the can take seven or fewer computers (desktops, laptops and tablets), monitors, TVs and printers at a time to participating Oregon E-Cycles collection sites for free recycling. Computer peripherals (keyboards and mice) are also accepted free of charge. Other types of electronics are currently not included in this program.