ACUA does not accept electronics. New Jersey Law prohibits computers, cell phones, monitors, laptops, portable computers and televisions from going in the trash. Manufacturers are obligated to implement and finance the collection, transportation and recycling of covered electronic devices and offer such services at no cost to municipalities. Local disposal options include:
Atlantic County Municipalities
See if your town has implemented its own electronics collection program. Click here for a list of towns and municipal contacts.
Best Buy Stores
As part of Best Buy's Electronics Recycling program, residents can recycle many electronic items, including tube TVs up to 32", DVD players, home and car audio, MP3 players, desktop or laptop computers, cell phones, small electrics, fans and vacuums. You can bring in up to three items a day, per household, and there is no cost to the consumer. Use their haul-away or pickup programs for console TV's of any size or tube TV's and monitors larger than 32" (A fee is applied. Please contact the local store for more information).
Atlantic County Best Buy:
- 100 Consumer Square, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
Goodwill Stores accept any brand of computer equipment in any condition free of charge as well just about anything that can be connected to a computer.
Atlantic County Goodwill Locations:
- 6701 Black Horse Pike, Cardiff, NJ 08234
- 200 White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Staples accepts computers, monitors, printers, ink and toner cartridges, tables, cell phones and more for recycling. Click here for a full list of items.
Atlantic County Staples Locations:
- 413 Absecon Blvd, Absecon, NJ 08201
- 2300 Wrangleboro Road, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
- 9 Bethel Rd, Somers Point, NJ 08244
Earth911 provides a list of disposal locations for electronics near you. Be sure to enter 'electronics' in the first search box and your zip code in the second box.
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP)
NJDEP maintains a list of consumer electronics recycling facilities. Click here for the full list.
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