E-Readers

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E-Waste

Private: FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and Mattress Collection Event (Hercules, CA) – ONE DAY ONLY!

Saturday, June 25, 2022

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FREE Drop-off at HHW facility

Residents may, for free, safely and properly dispose of any and all types of banned electronic devices at the West County HHW Collection Facility.

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Never Throw in the Trash

Most e-readers contain hazardous chemicals that can leach into the environment, so don’t throw them in the trash.

Remove Personal Info

Before donating or recycling an e-reader, remove all sensitive and personal information from the device. Barnes & Noble has instructions on how to clear your Nook of personal data.

Alternative Ways to Recycle

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Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program

Best Buy will recycle e-readers and many other home electronics for free. Their trade-in program accepts e-readers. Find a store.

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HP Hardware Recycling

HP accepts tablets and electronics hardware from various manufacturers for free mail-in recycling. Request a mail-back label here.

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Staples' Take Back Program

Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including cell phones, desktop computers, tablets, monitors and other electronics. Locate your nearest Staples.