Don't place electronic waste in the garbage or recycling bin. Take them to the nearest certified drop-off location. Below is a list of a few locations. You should call ahead to confirm your e-waste items are recyclable.
Staples takes back a lot of items. They do have a limit on how many items can be recycled per customer per day (7.)
STAPLES' E-WASTE RECYCLING WEBSITE PAGE
1445 Main Street
Best Buy also takes back a lot of e-waste items. They also have a limit on how many items can be recycled per customer per day (3.)
BEST BUY'S E-WASTE RECYCLING WEBSITE PAGE
2650 41st Ave.
Grey Bears is the only County recycler that provides both end-of-life electronics recycling and reuse services on a significant scale. This unique dual-competency allows Grey Bears to provide secure and compliant solutions for all electronic material streams, including obsolete e-waste and fully functional IT hardware.
GREY BEARS' E-WASTE RECYCLING WEBSITE PAGE
2710 Chanticleer Ave
ALL GREEN RECYCLING
All Green Recycling is available to residents in Santa Cruz County.
ALL GREEN RECYCLING WEBSITE PAGE
REMEMBER to call to confirm your e-waste item(s) are recyclable and to see if there is a charge.