Recycling of electronics is encouraged and collection sites are provided at many retail sellers of electronic products, at some community locations and directly through recycling businesses. Check locally for these sites.
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Where Can I Donate Or Recycle My Old Computer And Other Electronic Products?
Notice on Cathode Ray Tube (CRT) Rule Requirements. This EPA notice is designed to provide members of the electronics recycling industry and members of the public with a comprehensive summary of the Rule's requirements.
A complete copy of the "Final Rule" on the CRT management requirements can be found at Hazardous Waste Management System; Modification of the Hazardous Waste Program; Cathode Ray Tubes. The Final Rule was published on July 28, 2006 and became effective on January 29, 2007.
Computer recycling should involve complete media sanitization of internal and external media. The following link provides guidance on this procedure: Sample Policy for Disk/Media Sanitization
Updated: 20 Jan. 2011