Electronics Recycling Drop Off

FREE Data Destruction With a Certificate
When You Recycle


Bring all your electronics to GreenCitizen, and we’ll make sure they get recycled responsibly and locally. We can take almost anything that plugs into the wall or runs on batteries at our Burlingame EcoCenter. By recycling reusable electronics items like computers, monitors, TVs, and smart phones, you are enabling us to open more Electronics Recycling EcoCenters. Please see the table below to find out what items can be accepted.

For electronics recycling for business, please go to the Business Pickup page.

The items below are FREE to recycle and can be dropped off at our Burlingame EcoCenter:

Cables/CordsCell PhonesDesktops
LaptopsMonitorsNetwork Switches
TVs (except DLP / Projector TVs)UPS Batteries 

All other items cost $0.75/lb to recycle:

CDs/DVDsCD Players/WalkmenChristmas Lights
DLP / Projector TVsFansFax Machines
MicrowavesPrintersRemote controls
ScannersStereo Equipment/VCRs/DVD Players/Speakers
Toasters/Blenders/Coffee makersVacuum cleanersMisc. electronics

Fee Services:

Hard Disk Destruction – $20.00
Each hard disk will be physically destroyed at GreenCitizen, then shredded in a certified hard disk destructor.
When this process is complete you will be provided with a Certificate of Destruction for your records.
Cell Phone Destruction – $20.00
The logic-board memory, sim card, and any removable data storage are all destroyed.
Phone numbers, names, and other information are completely deleted.
Styrofoam – $5 per 30 Gal Plastic Bag
EPS Number 6 Styrofoam only
Must be clean (i.e. no food contamination etc.)
30 gallon bags for measurement available.
Shredding Services
CDs/DVDs: $50 per bankers box, minimum $50.
Tape-Based Media
$1 each: VHS,DLT, LTO,Movie Film
$0.50 each: Small Cassette, Floppy Disk, 35mm Slides, Film Negatives.

Electronics Recycling – Items We CANNOT Accept

Furniture: Chairs, Couches, etc.Light BulbsLarge appliances:
stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers
Non-Rechargeable Electronic Batteries:
Carbon Zinc, Zinc Air, Disposable Batteries
Single-use alkaline batteriesItems containing liquid mercury: Thermometers, Thermostats, etc.
Smoke Detectors:
models that contain americium 241
Hazardous Waste:
Paint, Motor Oil, Sharps, Bio Hazardous Waste, etc.
Any Medical Electronics

We offer Electronics Recycling in the San Francisco Bay Area