How can I recycle my electronics?

Electronic products containing a cathode ray tube (CRT), such as TVs and computer monitors, may not be placed in the garbage. Electronic products contain lead and other heavy metals which are harmful to human health and the environment.

Lead from CRTs is the largest single source of lead in Minnesota's municipal waste. Approximately 20% of each CRT is made up of lead; this is between five to eight pounds of lead per unit. The ban will keep toxic lead and other recyclable components of electronics out of landfills. A number of retailers accept electronics for free or a small fee.

For a list of locations that recycle electronics near you, visit

Ramsey County's Recycling & Disposal Guide.

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1. As a single-family home, what can I recycle at my curb?
2. How often is my curbside recycling collected?
3. What is my trash and recycling day?
4. How do I pay my bill?
5. Is my trash and recycling collected on holidays?
6. How can I dispose of yard waste and brush?
7. How should I dispose of household cleaners and pesticides?
8. How should I dispose of my holiday tree and old holiday lights?
9. How can I dispose of unwanted or expired medication?
10. How can I recycle at my business?
11. How can I recycle at my apartment?
12. How can I offer recycling at a large event I'm holding?
13. How can I recycle my electronics?
14. How can I recycle food waste and non-recyclable paper?
15. How can I find out how to recycle or property dispose of any item?