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Cost Of Recycling

Real Cost Of Recycling

Free Recycling Isn’t Easy! Your voluntary recycling fees help keep responsible recycling convenient and affordable.

Category Items Cost Reason
Small Electronics CD Players, Walkmen, Fans, Heaters, Remote Controls $1 Low value plastics
Office/ Entertainment Equipment Fax Machines, Printers, Stereo Equipment, VCR/DVD Players, Speakers, Scanners $5 Low value materials, wood, mercury (scanner)
Microwaves Microwaves $6 Glass, sometimes asbestos
Small Appliances Toasters, Blenders, Coffe Makers $2 Glass, low value materials, contamination
Large Appliances Refrigerator, Washer, Dryer, Stove $20 Logistically 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

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