Johnson County is now accepting electronics waste during our monthly Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Events which are held the 2nd Saturday of the month beginning March 12, 2016 through November 12, 2016 from 8-11:30 am. Drop-offs are by appointment only. Schedule your apointment online or call (913) 715-6907. For more information on the company we use: MRC Recycling click here. Prices reflect changes in disposal costs for electronics effective July 1, 2016.. Cash or Check Only, no CC.
- CRT TV's 26" or less = $30.00 & 27" or greater= $50.00 (This includes console TV's, true big screen TV's, and projection TV's)
- Flat screen TV pricing : All sizes of LED, LCD, and Plasma= $10.00
- Freon containing items= $10.00 (This includes freezers, refrigerators, AC units, dehumidifiers, etc.)
- CRT computer monitors= $5.00 each unless a CPU is also dropped off at the same time.
- LCD Computer monitors are FREE
Electronic Recycling Drop-Off Locations
There are several locations in Johnson County that accept electronic waste including old computers, TVs, stereos, or nearly anything with a cord.
The Overland Park Recycling Center is currently accepting non-TV tube electronics. There is no charge for this service.
The City of Olathe accepts electronic waste free of charge from Johnson County residents at their Household Hazardous Waste Facility. By appointment only.
Goodwill Stores will accept all electronics that are still functioning. Use the Goodwill Locator to find a store near you.
Here are links to recycling information from major retailers and recycling organizations:
MRC Recycling is a fully certified electronic waste recycler. They accept residential drop-offs at their Kansas City and Independence locations. Fees apply for certain items. For more information click here
The Surplus Exchange has been recycling electronics for 25 years. They take e-waste from the public. They also will pickup e-waste from businesses. Charges do apply to some items. They are located in the West Bottoms of Kansas City.
Best Buy will recycle most electronic items for no fee, regardless of where it twas purchased. Check out their website for a complete list of accepted items.
Recycle your electronics with Office Depot's Tech Recycling Program. Bring your items to a conveniently located Office Depot and an associate will help you box up your electronics, a small fee ($5-15) will apply.
Customers can recycle e–waste by simply bringing their used electronics to any U.S. Staples store. All brands are accepted, regardless of whether or not the equipment was purchased at Staples. A recycling fee of $10 per piece of large equipment is charged to cover handling, transport, product disassembly and recycling. Smaller computer peripherals such as keyboards, mice, and speakers are accepted at no charge.
RecycleSpot is an easy-to-use, comprehensive list of recycling and reuse services, including those that accept electronics and electronic media, in Greater Kansas City.
uSell is a website where you can find a buyer for your cell phone. You can also sell MP3 players, game consoles, e-readers, tablets, and cameras. Buyers have been screened and the offers are consolidated making it easy for you to find the best offer. Try it out now!
Electronic Waste Resources
The Electronics Recycling Superguide (from PC Magazine)