What Do I Do With... Electronics?
Common consumer electronics such as computers and TVs are not allowed to be thrown into the garbage - anywhere in Snohomish County - and most of Western Washington.
The three Snohomish County Transfer Stations (garbage dumps) do not accept any unwanted electronics for recycling. Please check out the local options outlined here.
These types of electronics are not accepted into the garbage in Snohomish County:
- Computers (CPUs)
- Computer Monitors (any kind)
- Laptops and Tablets
- Televisions (any kind)
- Separated computer circuit boards
Here are the options for Edmonds residents and those businesses with 50 employees or less
FREE* drop-off and recycling at these locations in Edmonds:
- Goodwill Edmonds Store -- 10117 Edmonds Way (behind QFC) – 425-977-2090
- Value Village Edmonds outlet – 21558 Highway 99 – 425-771-8323
FREE* drop-off and recycling at these locations in Lynnwood:
- Goodwill Lynnwood Store – 4027 198th St. SW – 425-774-6157
- Value Village Lynnwood outlet – 17216 Highway 99 – 425-745-6603
- St. Vincent DePaul Lynnwood outlet – 17214 Highway 99 – 425-741-8468
- PC Recycle Lynnwood store – 4520 200th St. SW – 425-697-6666
- Salvation Army Donation Trailer – 2902 164th St. SW – (trailer at south end of Fred Meyer parking lot)
- E-Waste, LLC – 12424 Beverly Park Rd., Suite A-4 – 425-239-4118 -- www.e-wastes.com
*FREE drop-off at these locations covers computers, monitors, laptops and tablets, e-readers, and TVs only – working or not. These businesses are official collectors under the state-wide E-Cycle program. Visit www.ecyclewashington.org to learn more.
Other common electronics such as printers, scanners, DVD players can be recycled and may be subject to fees at some of the drop-off locations listed.
However, the Best Buy store location in Lynnwood at 19225 Alderwood Mall Parkway accepts many unwanted electronics and other recyclable items for free, although restrictions may apply.