FREE E-Waste Collection Event in the Little Alamance Watershed and Burlington

Safely dispose of your old electronics at this free event.

Proper disposal of Electronic Devices keeps toxic materials out of our streams and rivers!

The next FREE E-Waste Collection Event will take place in 2019:
Saturday, February 2 from 9:00am – 2:00pm
Saturday, October 5 from 9:00am – 2:00pm
234 E. Summit Avenue (Public Works Parking Lot)

E-Waste Landfill Ban:
The Discarded Computer Equipment and Television Management Law, otherwise known as the E-Waste Ban takes effect July 1, 2011. This ban regulates the disposal of electronic equipment. This ban will no longer allow landfill disposal of electronics and computers.

These items can no longer be placed in your regular trash and must be taken to a proper electronic recycling site:

Home Electronics
Personal Computers
Personal Electronics
Other Electronics
Electronic Games
Telephone Systems
Desktop Computers
Mobile Phones
Uninterruptible Power Supplies
MP3 Players
Printed Circuit Boards
Tape Players
Laptops / Docking Stations
Automated Typewriters
Portable Calculators
Power and Network Cables
Fax Machines
Copy Machines
Network Hubs
DVD and CD Players
CD-ROM Drivers
Hard Drives
Switching Boxes
Rechargeable Batteries

Electronic recycling providers are listed as a convenience to our citizens and are not necessarily endorsed or recommended by the City of Burlington. Fees, if indicated, are based on information provided to us and may not be current, always check with the provider regarding fees at the time the service is used.

*Goodwill Industries located at 2129 N. Church St.
*Goodwill Industries located at 2320 Maple Ave.
*A&D Environmental located at 3149 Lear Dr. ($0.50 per pound)
Best Buy located at 1465 University Dr. (336-584-0297). Best Buy will recycle TVs for a fee.
Alamance County Landfill Convenience Center located at 2701 Austin Quarter Road in Graham ($38.00 per ton)