Electronic Waste and Universal Waste

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Electronic Waste (E-Waste) includes:

 Televisions  Fax machines
 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.

Universal Waste (U-Waste) includes:

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

Keeping Our Community Green

The following collection centers will accept E-Waste:


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


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


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
 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
 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