E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." Watch a video about how to get rid of e-waste. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished or recycled. Some common electronic products are:
Curbside collection program
Residents can schedule a curbside collection as part of the new bulky item program.
Residents are able to place used household batteries and unwanted cell phones in a clear plastic storage bag on top of their recycle cart on their normal scheduled collection day.
Drop off program
Waste Management Recycling Facility
2880 Industry St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
Hours: Alternating Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
By appointment only
PSC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
1145 East Taylor St.
Vista, CA 92084
Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Waste Management Buyback Center (located at the Palomar Transfer Station)
5960 El Camino Real
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; closed Noon – 12:40 p.m.