Electronics Recycling and Disposal
Prince William County residents are urged to properly dispose of or recycle electronics at the County Landfill or Balls Ford Road Compost Facility. Residents are limited to three units for disposal per visit. There is no charge to County residents for this service. Collections will be held in tandem with the Household Hazardous Waste Collection at:
Landfill: Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Balls Ford Road Yard Waste Compost Facility: Second Saturday monthly, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Electronics will not be accepted from businesses
(see below for alternative sites).
The Electronics Recycling Program accepts:
Computer (CPU), notebook/laptop computer, and computer monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc.
Small printers and small copiers*, fax machines and scanners
Ink and toner cartridges
Televisions, including picture tube, projection LCD and plasma types
VCRs, CD/DVD players, stereos (no speakers)
Telephones and cell phones
Computer cables and cords, chips and cards, miscellaneous circuit boards
Other electronic equipment with a circuit board or electric cord
*Large floor standing copiers and plotter type printers may be recycled in the scrap metal pile area after removal of all inks and toners.
Items not accepted as part of the Electronics Recycling Program, that can be disposed of at the PWC Landfill or BFR Compost Facility during regular working hours are:
Please visit these sites for more details about recycling programs for consumers: Best Buy, Dell Recycling, HP Recycling, Apple, Earth911, Greener Gadgets and Verizon Wireless.
Recycling Electronic Media - Green Disk offers a mail back recycling program for “tech trash.” It accepts all forms of electronic media and their cases (diskettes, zip disks, CDs, CD-Rs, CD-RWs, DVDs, video tape, audio tape, game cartridges, DAT, DLT and virtually all other type of computer tapes), hard drives, Zip and Jaz drives, jump drives, inkjet and toner printer cartridges, cell phones, pagers, PDAs and their chargers, headsets, rechargeable batteries (but not regular alkaline ones) and their chargers, small computer accessories such as MP3 players, iPods, digital cameras, hand-held scanners, handheld games and other connected devices, cords, cables, boards, chips, and items removed from a computer, and laptop computers. For more information, call Green Disk at 800-305-DISK or view its website at http://www.greendisk.com/
For your convenience, the following list of companies may provide electronics recycling services for businesses. No recommendations or referrals are made about the reliability or quality of the services provided by these companies.
A Better Way Computer Recycling, LLC
6655 Amberton Drive
Elkridge, MD 21075
Certifications: R2:2013 & ISO:14001
AERC Recycling Solutions (Com-Cycle)
3301 Rosedale Avenue
Richmond, VA 23230
351 Station Rd., Suite 8
Berryville, VA 22611
Computer Recycling of Virginia, Inc.
224 Apple Grove Lane
Tappahannock, VA 22560
eAssets Solutions, LLC
427 N. Maple Avenue
Falls Church, VA 22046
Certifications: R2:2013, ISO 14001
IT Renew, Inc.
22650 Executive Drive, Suite 122
Sterling, VA 20166
14801 Willard Road, Suite 800
Chantilly, VA 20151
Sims Recycling Solutions -- Washington, D.C.
7575 Washington Boulevard
Elkridge, MD 21075
Certifications: eStewards, R2:2013, ISO 14001
7917 Wellingford Drive
Manassas, VA 20109
Certifications: R2: 2013, RIOS