Electronics such as televisions, computers and DVD players may contain toxic materials such as cadmium, lead and mercury. It is illegal to put electronics in the trash.
Hennepin County Electronics Recycling
The Hennepin County Drop-off Facilities accept most electronics, some items have a charge. There is a limit of five of each type of item, per household, per 12 month period.
Electronics Accepted for a Fee
- Televisions (CRT, LCD, projection and plasma screens)
- Computer Monitors (CRT and LCD)
Electronics Accepted for Free
- Audio and Video Equipment
- Computer and Television Peripherals
- Telephones and Cell Phones
Protect your data security when recycling electronics. Residents are responsible for destroying data that is considered private or confidential. Hennepin County does not guarantee the security of data left on electronic devices it collects.
For more information visit www.hennepin.us/green-disposal-guide/items/electronics.