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Attention E-waste Collection Sites Accepting Non-Residential CEDs: For information regarding notification requirements and obtaining an EPA ID Number, please visit the Universal Waste Handler Fact Sheet.

Earth 911

Earth 911 is a guide to local resources including recycling centers, how to recycle, pollution prevention and how help protect the environment.

Responsible Recycling (R2) Practices

R2 is a set of guidelines for accredited certification programs to assess electronics recyclers’ environmental, worker health and safety, and security practices. Since January 2006, EPA has facilitated a multi-stakeholder group to develop this document.



EPEAT® is the definitive global registry for greener electronics, covering the most products from the broadest range of manufacturers. 
EPEAT is a procurement tool designed to help  purchasers in the public and private sectors evaluate, compare and select electronic products (currently desktop and notebook/laptop computers and monitors) based on their environmental attributes. EPEAT's name is derived from the acronym for the "Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool"


The Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC)

The ERCC is a forum for coordination and information exchange among the state/local agencies that are implementing electronics recycling laws and all impacted stakeholders.


Reconnect, managed by Dell and Goodwill Industries, is a residential computer recycling program that offers you an easy, convenient and responsible way to recycle your used computer equipment. You can drop off any brand of used equipment at participating Goodwill donation centers in your area. It's free, and you'll get a receipt for tax purposes. What's more, you'll be helping protect the environment and benefiting your community at the same time.

EPA Cell Phone Recycling

Did you just get a new cell phone? Are you wondering what to do with the old one? Rather than adding it to your growing collection of unwanted mobile phones, recycle it!


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