Disposing of "Big Three" Electronics & Other Electronics
Option 1 - E-Cycle Washington Program
The Event does not accept TV sets, computers and monitors (the "big three"). Thanks to Washington State's E-Cycle Washington free recycling program, electronics manufacturers must now take back the "big three" for recycling. E-Cycle Washington Program
Any size of "big three" is eligible for free drop-off (except TVs larger than 21" at curb.) All other types of electronics may be accepted for a fee. For working units with buy-back potential, call Computer Surplus at 425-497-1945 or visit its store at 16715 Cleveland Street, Redmond, WA.
1) Free curbside pickup for single families. Please call Waste Management at 800-592-9995 to schedule a free curbside pickup for all eligible electronics.
2) Value Village, 16771 Redmond Way, Redmond, WA. Monday - Saturday Hours: 9:00am - 9:00 pm. Sunday Hours: 10:00am - 6:00 pm. (425-883-2049)
3) Salvation Army, 17667 NE 76th St, Redmond, WA. Open Daily: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm. (206-587-0503). Restrictions: No console or TV sets over 50 lbs.
4) Northwest Center, 8867 161 Avenue NE (QFC Parking Lot), Redmond, WA. Open Daily: 9:00am - 5:00 pm. (800-992-2060) Restrictions: No console or TV sets over 50 lbs.
Option 2 -Curbside Electronics Recycling
Single-family Redmond residents can recycle, through the curbside recycling program, the "big three" (computers, monitors, and TV sets up to 21") along with a variety of other electronics such as VCRs, audio equipment, fax machines, printers, modems, networking devices, keyboards, mice, microwaves, etc. The limit for each acceptable unit is set at 2 ft. x 2 ft. and less than 35 lbs.
Free curbside pickup requires you to call Waste Management at 1-800-592-9995 to schedule pickup..
Electronics Reuse & Recycling Program Details
Option 3 - The Recycle Event
The Recycle Event accepts anything electronically wired or battery-operated (including flashlights) EXCEPT the "big three" (TV sets, computers and monitors). Please refer to Option 1 and Option 2 listed above for recycling the "big three".