Electronics Recycling

At our 9031 Reichs Ford Road site in Frederick, electronics brought through the main entrance for recycling incur a fee of $0.69 per 20 pounds of material being dropped off, if paid by cash or check. If paid by Visa, Mastercard, or Discover, the fee is $0.76 per 20 pounds of electronics being recycled. Electronics can also be brought to the Citizen's Convenience Center for a flat rate of $7.60. (Electronics are not taken to the recycling drop-off center.)
Please note: residents, businesses and haulers are limited to recycling ten (10) televisions and/or computer monitors (including “all-in-one” computers) per calendar year. This limit does not apply to tablets and laptops. Once the recycling limit is reached, residents and businesses may dispose of additional televisions and monitors as regular solid waste, charged at the same rate.

To prevent fires, please tape battery terminals and/or place each lithium-ion battery in a separate plastic bag.

Acceptable Items Include:

  • all computer components and accessories, including:
    • Banking Equipment
    • Cables, cords, power strips
    • Calculators
    • Circuit boards, chips, cards
    • CPU towers
    • Electronic medical equipment
    • Game systems
    • Hard drives*
    • Keyboards and mice
    • Monitors & televisions (10 per year)
    • POS systems
    • Power supplies, computer batteries
    • Routers and network hubs
  • Cameras
  • CD players
  • Cell phones/telephones
  • Copiers, scanners, and printers
  • Digital music players (iPods, etc.)
  • DVD/Blu-ray and VCR players           
  • Fax machines
  • Mainframes
  • Modems
  • Peripherals
  • Radios
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Stereos and tape players
  • Video game controllers
  • Microwave ovens
*Note: We are unable to provide a certificate of destruction for secure data.