Ban on disposal of electronic equipment

May 23, 2017 | By More

Effective 2015, electronic equipment cannot be discarded in trash or recycling for DSNY collection. Residents can recycle working and non-working electronics through drop-off, trade-in, or mail-back programs (drop-off programs include Goodwill, Salvation Army, Best Buy, Staples, or the Gowanus E-Waste Warehouse). Electronics can also be brought to upcoming SAFE Disposal events.

Electronics covered under this ban include:

  • cable and satellite boxes
  • computers
  • fax machines
  • keyboards
  • laptops
  • mice
  • monitors
  • mp3 players
  • printers/scanners
  • small servers
  • tablets
  • tvs
  • vcrs/dvrs/dvd players
  • video game consoles

The fine to the building for non-compliance: $100

   

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