Electronic Recycling

E-cycle Coupon Program

Denver Solid Waste Management offers Denver residents an "E-cycle Coupon" for recycling televisions, monitors, and other electronic items at a significantly discounted rate. Complete the online form to receive your Coupon code. 

Limit one coupon per household, per calendar year. Resident must live in Denver County. Businesses, non-residents of City & County of Denver, and PO boxes are not eligible for E-cycle coupons. 

Residents must bring proof of address and their code. BlueStar Recyclers will verify both the residential address and coupon code. Coupon codes are emailed immediately upon form completion. Please allow 12-24 hours at maximum. 

Safeguard your personal data by wiping your laptops, computers, and cellular phones before handing devices off for recycling or reuse.  Generally, deleting all personal files and reinstalling your operating system to factory settings will be sufficient to complete this task.

*Coupon is valid for drop-offs only.

Request an E-cycle Coupon

Accepted for Electronic Recycling

Televisions, monitors, CPUs, laptops, printers, scanners, faxes, keyboards, mice, stereos, external hard drives & storage devices, coffee makers, vacuums, blenders, toasters, cellular phones, telephones, DVRs, VCRs, digital cameras, video recorders, MP3 players, video game consoles, rechargeable batteries, sprinkler control boxes, wires, cables and some small appliances such as microwaves.

NOT accepted for recycling

Air conditioners, refrigerators, large appliances, garbage disposals, humidifiers, smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, pressurized canisters, oil or gas devices, fluorescent bulbs, neon signs, car batteries, small button batteries or household batteries (rechargeable batteries okay).

E-Waste Banned from Disposal in Colorado Landfills

Disposing of electronic equipment in the trash is illegal in Colorado as of July 1, 2013, in accordance with Colorado’s Electronic Recycling Jobs Act (SB 12-133, 4/20/12). 

Electronics contain a variety of harmful, and in some cases even toxic substances, that when discarded can pose risks to our health and the environment. Toxic metals and materials commonly found in electronics includes Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Dioxins, Phosphorus, Lead, Lithium, Mercury, Selenium and Silver. Electronic devices banned from Colorado landfills includes: television sets, central processing units (CPUs), computer monitors, peripherals, printers, fax machines, laptops, notebooks, ultra books, net books, electronic tablets, digital video disc (DVD) players, video cassette recorders (VCRs), radios, stereos, video game consoles and video display devices with viewing screens greater than four inches diagonally. Denver Recycles offers resources like an E-cycle Coupon and special collection events to assist you with recycling your unwanted electronics. There are also free and low cost recycling options through local retailers and manufacturers.

About our Electronics Recycling Partner

 

Blue Star Recyclers is e-Stewards® Certified and an award-winning 501(c)(3) social enterprise whose mission is to recycle electronics while employing people with autism and other disabilities. Certified e-Stewards are leading North American electronics recyclers who are qualified as upholding the highest standard of environmental and social responsibility.