Electronic Waste

HWMA’s EUREKA RECYCLING CENTER IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED.  Electronic waste is being accepted at the locations listed below.  Contact them for details about which specific items they accept.

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:

  • TV's
  • Computer Monitors
  • Printers
  • Computer Towers, Keyboards, Mice, Wires
  • Cell Phones
  • Microwaves
  • 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.

 

Regional Drop off sites (fees vary)
Humboldt Sanitation
2585 Central Ave
McKinleyville
(707) 839-3285
Staples
3300 Broadway
Eureka
(707) 269-0196
Recology Eel River
965 Riverwalk Dr
Fortuna
(707) 725-5156

A variety of sites are available for E-waste drop off.  Fees apply at some drop offs. Call site for more information.