Electronic Waste (E-Waste) includes:
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
|Batteries - AA, AAA, C, and D
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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
Public Works Services Center
1430 S. Cucamonga Avenue
Items accepted include, but are not limited to:
|Video compact disc players
|Home entertainment systems
The following items will not be accepted:
|Washers and dryers
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