Join the Lower East Side Ecology Center for free eWaste Recycling right in our neighborhood, and avoid a fine!
This Sunday March 29th, find the Ecology Center set up on the north side of Tompkins Square Park, on Avenue A between E9th and E10th Streets, accepting unwanted electronics for recycling and re-use. We’ll be there from 10am to 4pm, rain or shine.
Did you know that the curbside disposal of electronics is now illegal, and the city will soon begin issuing fines for noncompliance? Recycle with the Lower East Side Ecology Center for free.
Can’t make it on Sunday the 29th? No problem, we’ll be back with another event on the LES: Saturday May 30th on Chrystie Street between Stanton and Rivington, as a part of IdeasCity 2015.
Click here for a list of all of our events
Click here for info about the March 29th event
Click here for info about the May 30th event
What can I bring?
We accept the following working and non-working equipment:
• Computers (laptops & desktops, servers, mainframes)
• Printers, scanners, fax-machines, copiers
• Network devices (routers, hubs, modems, etc.)
• Peripherals (keyboards, mice, cables, cords, chargers, etc.)
• Tablets and E-readers
• Components (hard drives, CD-ROMs, circuit boards, power supplies, etc.)
• TVs, VCRs, DVRs, & DVD Players
• Digital Converter Boxes, Cable/Satellite Receivers
• Portable music players
• Audio-visual equipment
• Cell phones, pagers, PDAs
• Telecommunication (phones, answering machines, etc.)
We cannot accept home appliances such as microwaves, refrigerators, or air conditioners and we also cannot accept ionization smoke detectors or carbon monoxide detectors (those that are labeled as containing radioactive material). For information on how to dispose of these items, click here for our Frequently Asked Questions.
Please note: To recycle media, such as disks, CDs, and VHS tapes please recycle with Green Disk. We can accept media but suggest a donation of $.50 per VHS tape to cover our disposal costs.
Can’t make any of the events? Visit our Gowanus eWaste Warehouse Tuesday thru Saturday, year round. Visit our website for more information.
Please call 212.477.4022 or email email@example.com if you have additional questions.
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