Examples include Blackberry, Apple and Android devices and e-readers.
Cell phones and tablets do not belong in the trash because they contain printed circuit boards and rechargeable batteries.
Bring cell phones and tablets to the household hazardous waste collection sites for free.
Consider these recycling options:
- Ramsey County is partnering with Repowered (formerly Tech Dump) to offer free electronics recycling to Ramsey County residents at Repowered's Saint Paul location. Learn more.
- City clean up events (City clean-up events generally provide electronic waste disposal at a reduced cost.)
- Washington County's Environmental Center (Ramsey County residents can use this center for free.)
- Bring cell phones/tablets to a recycling company below. Call to verify items accepted, hours and fees.