Mail-In Electronics Recycling

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Monitors/ TVs
Networking Equipment
Tablets/ Smartphones
Computer Components (Hard Drives, Circuit Boards, Keyboards, etc.)
Office Electronics (Printers, Fax Machines, Paper Shredders, etc.)
Kitchen Appliances (Toasters, Blenders, Microwaves, etc.)
Stereo Equipment (DVD Players, VCRs, Receivers, etc.)
Styrofoam (#6 Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) ONLY)
Console Video Games (Xbox, PS3, Wii, etc.)
UPS Batteries
Toner/ Ink Cartridges
Bottles/ Cans
Large Appliances (Stoves, Washers, Dryers)
Non-Rechargeable Batteries (Alkaline, Carbon Zinc, Disposable Batteries)
Light Bulbs (Incandescent and Fluorescent Bulbs)
Items containing liquid mercury (Thermometers and Thermostats)
Smoke Detectors
Styrofoam #4 Low-Density Polyethylene foam (LDPE/PELD)
Hazardous Waste (Paint, Motor Oil, Sharps, Bio Hazardous Waste)
Medical Electronics (Bodily contact devices such as Glucose Sensors)
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FREE Data Destruction With a Certificate When You Recycle 2018/Newer Working Computers.

(Applicable for all Apple and non-Apple computers)


For drop-off recycling, these are the items that are FREE to recycle and can be dropped off at the GreenCitizen Recycling Center/Eco Center in Burlingame.

Note: All Macbook EFi, Device Enrollment Program, and Remote Management Locks Must Be Removed

  • Desktop computers
  • Laptops
  • Servers
  • Tablets
  • Monitors
  • Network switches
  • UPS batteries
  • TVs

And here are the items that cost $1.00/pound to recycle.

  • CDs and DVDs
  • CD players and Walkmans
  • Christmas lights
  • DLP Projector TVs
  • Fans
  • Fax machines
  • Heaters
  • Ink/Toner
  • Keyboards
  • Microwaves
  • Printers
  • Remote controls
  • Scanners
  • Stereo equipment
  • VCRs
  • DVD players
  • Speakers
  • Toasters/blenders/coffee makers
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Cables/cords
  • Tape-based media such as VHS, DLT, LTO, movie films, small cassettes, floppy disks, 35mm slides, film negatives
  • Miscellaneous electronics

Other Items/Services and Their Corresponding Fees

Item/Service Fees Description
Hard Disk Destruction • $20.00 per cell phone, laptop, or desktop
• $15 per solo drive
• $20 per hard drive in a server
Each cell phone, laptop, desktop, or server will be data destructed with a Data Destruction Certificate from GreenCitizen.
Cell Phone Destruction $20 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-gallon plastic bag Only #6 (PS) Polystyrene are accepted and they must be clean without any contamination. We use 30- gallon bags for measurement.
Intact Solar Panel $1.50 per pound We accept non-broken monocrystalline and polycrystalline types of panels.
Refrigerators • $100 for full size
• $50 for mini
We accept both full-sized and mini refrigerators.


  • Furniture: chairs, couches, etc.
  • Light bulbs
  • Large appliances: stoves, washers, dryers
  • Styrofoam #4 Low-Density Polyethylene foam (LDPE/PELD)
  • Non-rechargeable electronic batteries: carbon zinc, zinc air, disposable batteries
  • Single-use alkaline batteries
  • Items containing liquid mercury: thermometers, thermostats, etc.
  • Smoke detectors: models that contain americium 241
  • Hazardous waste: paint, motor oil, sharps, biohazardous waste, etc.
  • Any medical electronics.