Electronic equipment is full of toxic chemicals. These materials are not a risk to the user but can be a severe environmental risk when disposed of improperly.
Residents of Jefferson County have these options for computers:
Upgrade your computer instead of discarding it
Recycle unwanted electronics for freeat:
Recycling Center at the Transfer Station on South Jacob Miller Road, Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Port Townsend Goodwill, located at 602 Howard Street.
Find out more information about the E-Cycle Washington Program. Households, small businesses, schools and school districts, small governments, special purpose districts and charities can recycle the following electronic products free of charge:
Portable DVD Players
Check with the company that manufactured your computer to see if they have a take-back program