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printers-344016_1920Electronic Waste (E-Waste) includes:

 Televisions  Fax machines
 Copiers
 Computer monitors
 Scanners  Cell phones
 Computer CPUs
 Printers  PDAs

As of February 8, 2006, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, and mercury-containing thermostats and thermometers, called Universal Wastes, may  no longer be placed in the trash.

The above information made available by the Department of Toxic Substances Control and California Integrated Waste Management Board.

battery-1821_640Universal Waste (U-Waste) includes:

 Fluorescent light tubes
 Mercury switches and devices
 Mercury thermometers
 Batteries - AA, AAA, C, and D
 

Keeping Our Community Green

To dispose of electronic waste, including computers and TVs, you can call Burrtec at (909) 620-1353 and schedule a bulky item pick-up for your regular trash day.  Once your appointment has been scheduled, set the items out at your curb on your trash day.  This would count as one of two yearly bulky item pick-ups available to residents.

Or, you may take your items to one of the following collection centers accepting E-Waste:
 

Upland

Upland City Yard
1370 North Benson Avenue
(909) 931-4242
Saturdays
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Chino

Public Works Services Center
5050 Schaefer Avenue
(909) 334-3266
2nd and 4th Friday and Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Ontario

1430 S. Cucamonga Avenue
(909) 382-5401
Fridays and Saturdays
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Items accepted include, but are not limited to:

 Computer monitors
 Printers
 Computer systems
 Laptops  Mother-boards  Networking equipment
 Phtocopiers  Scanners  Facsimile machines
 Videocassette recorders
 Video compact disc players
 Home entertainment systems
 Cell phones
 Car batteries
 

The following items will not be accepted:

 Refrigerators  Microwave ovens
 Washers and dryers
 Light bulbs
 Household batteries
 Paints
 Solvents  Used oil
 Hazardous waste
 Air conditioners
   

If you are unsure if an item is considered E-Waste, please contact one of the above collection centers for verification.

U-Waste may be taken to the following collection center:

 Lighting Resources, Inc.
 805 E Francis Street
 Ontario, CA 91761
 (909) 923-7252