Where to Dispose Old Electronics in Colorado Springs

Dated: April 12 2021

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    Spring cleaning or moving?

    Getting rid of hazardous and old electronic waste is a good way to keep your family protected from chemical exposure. Help extend the life of existing landfills by discarding them properly to one of these locations:

    1. El Paso County Hazardous Waste Disposal
      Cost: Free, but a donation of non-perishable food for Care & Share food bank is encouraged
      Phone: 719-530-7871
      Where: 3255 Akers Dr., Colorado Springs 80922
      Hours: Monday through Friday, 7am to 5pm and the Second Saturday of the month, 9am to 1pm
      What they will take: Basic recyclables, paints, lawn & garden fertilizers, pesticides, household chemicals, porcelain toilets and sinks, automotive supplies, electronics (including televisions 19″ or smaller), and medical waste.
      For more information: Click here for a flyer of what they take, as well as a map.
    2. Goodwill
      Cost: Free
      Phone: 719-635-4483
      Where: Any Goodwill location
      Hours: Check your local Goodwill
      What they will take:  Computers and computer components only
      For more information: Click here for more information about their computer recycling program.
    3. Best Buy
      Cost: Free

      Where: Any Best Buy location
      Hours: Check your local Best Buy
      What they will take: They will take a lot of your e-waste, but it is worth checking their website for specifics. They generally limit each household to three items per day and won’t accept large appliance drop-offs.
      For more information: Click here for details about what they will and won’t take off your hands.
    4. Blue Star Recyclers
      Cost: They charge a per pound fee for disposal.
      Phone: 855-302-2583
      Where: 100 Talamine Court, Colorado Springs 80907
      Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am to 1pm
      What they take: Just about all forms of e-waste.
      For more information: Click here for a complete list of what they take and more information about their non-profit program to provide jobs for people with disabilities.
    5. E-Tech Recyling
      Cost: They charge a per pound fee for disposal. They will pick up your e-waste for an extra $40.
      Phone: 719-799-6517
      Where: 2780 Steel Drive, Colorado Springs 80907
      Hours: Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. No weekend hours available.
      What they will take: Most of your e-waste as long as it doesn’t contain freon (like refrigerators or freezers).
      For more information: Click here for a complete list of what they will take, potential discounts, and their pick-up program.

    Courtesy of coloradosprings.momcollective

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