Electronic Waste

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.

Electronic waste may be brought to the Eureka Recycling Center during regular operating hours.

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.


Television and Computer Monitors
$2.00 each
Other electronic waste (microwaves, computer towers, keyboards, mice, cell phones, VCRs/DVDs, stereos excluding speakers, electronic ballasts)
No Charge for Residents, $0.05 per lb for businesses
Regional Drop off sites (fees vary)
Humboldt Sanitation
2585 Central Ave
(707) 839-3285
3300 Broadway
(707) 269-0196
Recology Eel River
965 Riverwalk Dr
(707) 725-5156
Redway Transfer Station
Conservation Camp Rd
(707) 923-3944

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