Electronic waste, or E-Waste, includes computers, monitors, and televisions. These products contain toxic chemicals that, if not disposed of correctly, cause environmental contamination and serious health impacts.
The Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool will help you find desktops and laptops that are manufactured environmentally responsibly and have a long user life.
The resources below will help you dispose of E-Waste safely.
Residents of the state of Washington can call 1.800.RECYCLE or visit the E-Cycle Washington website for E-Waste Disposal Information.
The Take It Back Network provides information on how to dispose of hazardous waste materials, including E-Waste.
Over 125 million cell phones are discarded each year, resulting in over 65,000 tons of waste!
Collective Good takes donated cell phones, refurbishes them, and provides affordable wireless service throughout the Caribbean and Latin America.
The Charitable Recycling program donates used cell phones to charitable organizations.
Interested in buying a used and refurbished cell phone? Mobile Karma recycles and resells used cell phones and accessories.