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
  • 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 BuyDell Recycling, HP RecyclingAppleEarth911, and Greener Gadgets.

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 Businesses

Businesses can check with the supplier or manufacture of their electronic equipment for information regarding electronics recycling programs. Also refer to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Computer and Electronics Recycling website.  

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. 

 
AERC Recyclig Soluntions
116 Sylvia Road, Suite E
Ashland, VA   23005
804-798-9295
Certifications: R2
 
AERC Recyclig Soluntions (Com-Cycle)
3301 Rosedale Avenue
Richmond, VA  23230
804-550-1762
Certifications: R2
 
Computer Recycling of Virginia, Inc.
224 Apple Grove Lanve
Tappahannock, VA  22560
804-445-9672
Certifications: R2
 
eAssets Soluntions, LLC
427 N. Maple Avenue
Falls Church, VA  22046
888-832-5865
Certifications: R2 ISO 14001
 
Greenrock Rare Earth/Creative Recycling Systems
7090 Troy HIll Drive
Elkridge, MD  21075
800-797-2061
Certifications: R2, RIOS, ISO 14001
 
IT Renew, Inc.
22650 Executive Drive, Suite 122
Sterling, VA  20166
703-707-0271
Certifications: R2
 
Securis
14801 Willard Road, Suite 800
Chantilly, VA  20151
703-436-1967
Certifications: R2
 
Sims Recycling Solutions -- Washington, D.C.
7575 Washington Boulevard
Elkridge, MD 21075
877-492-4968
Certifications: eStewards, R2 ISO 14001
  
Turtle Wings
1771 Olive Street
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-583-8399
Certifications: R2 ISO 14001