Cost Of Recycling

Cost Of Recycling

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CategoryItemsReal Cost Of RecyclingReason
Small ElectronicsCD Players, Walkmen, Fans, Heaters, Remote Controls$1Low value plastics
Office/Entertainment EquipmentFax Machines, Printers, Stereo Equipment, VCR/DVD Players, Speakers, Scanners$5Low value materials, wood, mercury (scanner)
MicrowavesMicrowaves$6Glass, sometimes asbestos
Small AppliancesToasters, Blenders, Coffe Makers$2Glass, low value materials, contamination
Large AppliancesRefrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stove$20Logistically difficult, refrigerant, oil, mercury, low value materials
Items that are cost neutral to recycle: Cables & Cords, Cell Phones, Desktops, Ink & Toner Cartridges, Laptops, Network Switches, Routers, Servers, Monitors & TVs, Tablets, UPS Batteries