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Old 01-25-2011, 11:38 AM
Location: USA
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So I have a bunch of computer parts, broken video game systems, monitors, dead batteries that need to be disposed of. I thought I'd take advantage of the many sprouting recycling companies out there but they all seem to charge a fee for disposal? I really don't want to pay $10 to dispose of a hard drive. If thats the case, snoho landfill will be getting it.

Any places to recycle electronics stuff without fees?
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Old 01-25-2011, 11:42 AM
Location: Berlin, Germany
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I am sure you can get rid of most of this stuff on freecycle or craiglist. There's always someone out there who's got a use for the stuff that is just waste for you...
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Old 01-25-2011, 12:28 PM
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, 615' Elevation, Zone 8b - originally from SF Bay Area
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Here in King County there are periodic Free Disposal events for electronics, most recently there was one about two weeks ago in Sammamish at a school.
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Old 01-27-2011, 07:00 AM
Location: Pacific Northwest
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Last I heard it is illegal to dump that kind of stuff on landfills. We have a 55 DLP, and the lamp in it has Mercury. Good suggestion about freecycle, someone will probably want it, repair it and then sell it; or salvage parts out if it.
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