Electronics and Metal for Multifamily


Electronics often contain toxic heavy metals such as lead, cadmium and mercury, which are typically found in cathode-ray tube (CRT) TVs and monitors, printed circuit boards, batteries, relays and switches. Also, capacitors in some types of older and larger equipment may contain polychlorinated biphenyls.

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Disposal Options

  • Drop off at the Electronics Collection and Recycling Center (located at the Water Pollution Control Plant): CRT TVs are accepted for a $20 recycling fee, and CRT computer monitors are accepted for a $15 recycling fee, both due at the time of your drop-off. Cash, exact change please, or checks (made payable to Arlington County Treasurer) only. All other electronics are accepted free of charge.
  • Reduce and reuse by donating to charity and community organizations.

Metal and Appliances

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