Electronic Waste Curbside Collection
DeKalb residents who have electronic waste (e-waste) need to submit a request two (2) days prior to your collection day to ensure pick-up. LRS collects electronic waste (E-Waste) on the first full week of every month on the regularly scheduled pick-up day. E-Waste must be placed at the curb no later than 6 a.m.
Residents with televisions and monitors weighing over 50 pounds or larger than 19 inches are to contact the LRS customer service department prior to the scheduled collection day as they may require a special pick-up.
Items described in the following section should be properly placed at the curb as described in the following section.
What is Considered E-Waste?
E-Waste items are defined as a “covered electronic devices.”
Computer mice, computer monitors, computers, digital converter boxes, digital video disc players, digital video disc recorders, fax machines, keyboards, portable digital music players, printers, satellite receivers, scanners, small scale servers, televisions, video game consoles, videocassette records
Smaller E-Waste items may be placed at the curb in a brown paper bag, a 24” x 24” x 24” or smaller cardboard box. Please mark the box as E-WASTE.
E-waste should be separate from the refuse (garbage), recycle and yard waste containers in a noticeable location so they are easily identifiable for the driver.
Common E-Waste Items (Acceptable and Unacceptable)
The following electronics will be accepted: cables, cable boxes, cameras, cash registers, cell phones, copiers, cords, DVD players, fax machines, keyboards, laptops, printers (and cartridges), projectors, radios, satellite dishes, stereos, typewriters, VCRs, video games.
The following household items will be accepted: blenders, bread makers, carpet sweepers, coffee makers, clocks, curling irons, electric knives, electric toothbrushes, fans, fryers, hair cutters, hair dryers, heaters, irons, landline phones, metal tools, mixers, remotes, shaving equipment, toaster ovens, and vacuum cleaners (without bags).
Items Not Accepted
The following items will not be accepted: large appliances (refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves, washers, dryers), air conditioners, ballasts, bare CRT tubes, capacitors, dehumidifiers, household batteries (AA, AAA, D, C, Lithium), light bulbs, liquids, microwaves, salvaged units, smoke detectors, VHS cassette tapes and medical equipment (any material that is considered or has come in contact with biohazard or radioactive material).