Electronic Waste

Disposal Information
Electronic waste (e-waste) is any electronic device that is no longer in use. It is illegal to dispose of electronic wastes in the garbage because they contain toxic materials such as lead, mercury, and cadmium. Richmond businesses can properly dispose of e-waste at the West County Household Hazardous Waste Facility located in Richmond.

West County Household Hazardous Waste Facility
101 Pittsburg Avenue (near Richmond Parkway)
Call 1-888-412-9277 for a price quote, to schedule an appointment, or for more information.
Non-profit organizations may request a fee waiver.

Common E-Waste Items
  • CD players
  • Cell phones
  • CPUs and peripherals
  • Microwaves
  • Radios
  • Telephone answering machines
  • TVs and computer monitors
  • VCRs and DVD players
Large Businesses
Large businesses should establish e-waste collection services using one of the providers listed under Computers and Electronics in the Contra Costa County Reuse and Recycling Guide.