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Electronics Recycling Drop Off

We Are Open for Business Pickups and Drive-through Recycling Drop-offs, 10-6 Monday-Friday.

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COVID-19 Limited Contact Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Procedure.
Masks are required to ensure the safety of you and our employees
Drop-off Form Free Fee #fee

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FREE Data Destruction With a Certificate
When You Recycle

2014 or newer Apple computer recycling OR
2015 or newer working non-Apple computer recycling

Bring all your electronics to GreenCitizen’s Burlingame EcoCenter, we are located at:

Address: 1831 Bayshore Highway, Suite 2, Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 493-8700
Hours: Monday-Friday 10am-6pm

We’ll make sure they get recycled responsibly and locally. We’re happy to accept almost anything that plugs into the wall or runs on batteries. By letting us recycle your reusable electronic items, like newer working computers (2014 or later for Apple, 2015 or later for certain non-Apple), plus monitors, TVs, and smartphones, you help us meet our operating costs — and will ultimately help us expand the GreenCitizen model of e-waste recycling and reuse to other metropolitan areas.

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

Exactly what items do we accept at the EcoCenter? Please see the tables below.

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

TV Computer/server/laptop Monitors
Tablets Network Switches UPS Batteries

All other items cost $1.00/lb to recycle:

CDs/DVDs CD Players/Walkmen 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 Misc. electronics
Cables/Cords Tape-Based Media
VHS,DLT, LTO,Movie Film
Small Cassette, Floppy Disk, 35mm Slides, Film Negatives.

Our Fees:

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 – $20.00
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
Styrofoam #4 (LDPE), #6 (PS), and #7 (Other)
Must be clean without contamination
30 gallon bags for measurement available.
Intact Solar Panel– $1.50 per pound
Non-broken monocrystalline and polycrystalline type of panel

Electronics Recycling – We CANNOT accept these items:

Furniture: Chairs, Couches, etc. Light Bulbs Large appliances:
stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers
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, Bio Hazardous Waste, etc.
Any Medical Electronics

We offer Electronics Recycling in the San Francisco Bay Area