Electronic waste or “E-Waste” may contain lead, mercury, cadmium, chromium or other heavy metals. When disposed in the landfill, these toxic materials can leach into our waterways and soil, damaging personal and environmental health.
The following items are considered E-Waste:
- Computer Monitors
- Computer Towers, Keyboards, Mice, Wires
- Cell Phones
- Items with circuit boards or a digital face
Products that run on electricity but do not have circuit boards are considered regular trash. This includes items like speakers, rotary phones and vacuum cleaners.