Electronic Waste and Universal Waste

Electronic 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.

Universal 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 City Yard
1370 North Benson Avenue
(909) 931-4242
7:30 a.m. - 12:30 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  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
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