In California, electronics recycling is supported by a fee collected at the register when you buy your product. Manufacturers work with retailers to provide information necessary to collect the fee that pays for state-supported electronics recycling. There are hundreds of sites across the State.
Click here to search for locations near you.
Electronics manufacturers support recycling by paying for collection and recycling through a state-organized and approved program in Connecticut. Click here to find collection locations for your town.
For more information on Hawaii's electronics recycling law please visit the state website here.
Click here for official information on the Illinois state Electronic Waste Recycling program.
Under Maine law, manufacturers pay for the recycling, but the collection is done through municipalities. In Maine, it is illegal to dispose of televisions and computer monitors. Each municipality must provide its residents with a convenient system for collecting waste household computer monitors and televisions for recycling.
Although manufacturers participating with MRM pay for the recycling of household TVs and monitors, local e-waste collection facilities may charge a fee to cover the cost of their collection operations.
Click here for complete details on Maine's Municipal E-Waste Recycling program and collection sites.
MRM supports ewaste recycling collection sites in each of four state-specified quadrants in Maryland and runs a mail-back program. Collection sites accept all brands of items at no charge to the consumer.
If you are a Maryland resident and need packaging to mail your product back to MRM, please call 1-888-769-0149 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We will mail you the packaging you need at no charge to you.
For Maryland residents seeking to recycle computers, monitors, laptops, tablets or televisions, MRM has several options:
Drop off sites: MRM supports drop off sites across Maryland open to all brands at no charge to consumers. Please use the search tool to the right to find a drop off location.
Mailback: If you have a computer, monitor, laptop, tablet or television that is one of the brands of electronic products listed below and your product is less than 75 pounds or a total size of 60" by 30", you can receive a prepaid shipping label to have your covered electronic products shipped free of charge to a qualified recycler for free recycling. You may contact MRM at our Toll Free number 1-888-769-0149 if you need packaging to be able to ship your product using the mail back program.
Brands providing free recycling by mailback under the MRM program are:
You may wish to remove personal information and data from devices prior to recycling. This includes data on hard drives, cell phones (especially smart phones), network equipment such as firewalls, routers and switches, USB Travel Drives, and Printers.
Below are links to websites that can provide assistance and resources to you as you consider wiping and securing your personal data before recycling.
No more than seven items may be dropped off on any day.
For more information about Michigan recycling and ewaste issues, please see the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s website here.
MRM provides recycling opportunities through a combination of permanent collection sites, periodic collection events and mailback service. Please check back frequently for updates if you missed the events near you.
Don’t see a drop off site in your city? You can either look to see if there is a site in a nearby city that is convenient and you would like to use OR:
MRM will recycle your product with MRM’s Mailback/Takeback recycling service if there is no drop-off site in your city.
To use MRM’s Mailback/Takeback service:
You may wish to remove personal information and data from devices prior to recycling.
You may also drop off your computer equipment at MRM-supported drop off sites (see below).
Oregon residents may recycle computers, monitors, printers and TVs free-of-charge through the Oregon E-Cycles program. MRM runs a manufacturers plan that is part of Oregon E-Cycles and collects all brands of covered materials at its Oregon collections sites.
There may be a charge for recycling products not covered under the "Oregon E-Cycles" program.
For complete information about the "Oregon E-cycles" program, including a full list of collection sites, visit DEQ's website here.
MRM participates in the Manufacturer Recycling Leadership Program in Texas. MRM works with a manufacturers participating directly in the MRM recycling program as well as with Best Buy, LG, and Samsung to provide a collection network across Texas.
In Vermont, manufacturers pay for recycling through a State-run program. Click here to find collection locations in Vermont.
Click here to view MRM’s Virginia Annual Report and recycled pound collection amounts for computer equipment in 2013. Please note this form applies only to computer equipment.
In Washington, manufacturers support a state-run recycling program. Televisions, computers, computer monitors, portable or laptop computers including tablets and e-readers can be recycled at no charge. Households, small businesses, schools and school districts, small governments, special purpose districts, and charities may all recycle electronic products free of charge in state program.
Click here for complete details on E-Cycle Washington.
Consumers with Alcatel, Alcatel onetouch, BlackBerry, TCL cellphones / tablets, NOOK brand, Panasonic PROJECTORS only, or Toshiba (non-TV) products can take advantage of mail back service across the US.
You will be directed to a mailback site where you can enter information about your product and receive a shipping label to send your product in for recycling at no charge. You may drop it off at any location with regular UPS pick up.
If you have products made by other manufacturers or Toshiba television products, please check YOUR State in our search bar above to see if there are electronics recycling drop-off locations near you OR check Greener Gadgets