If you have electronics that are in good or working condition, consider posting them for free on Craigslist
or Freecycle Tri-Cities
. The Tri-City Herald also has a free print ad for items under $200, and there are other businesses that sell classified ads.
Some electronics can be recycled or used for trade-in at your local recycling partners
. Television sets are recycled through Washington E-Cycle
. Disposal drop off sites have been set up locally:
- Clayton Ward Recycling, 1936 Saint Street, Richland: (509) 375-4086
- Horn Rapids Landfill, 3120 Twin Bridges Road, Richland: (509) 942-7498
- Goodwill Industries collection trailer, Walmart parking lot, 2801 Duportail Street, Richland
- Goodwill Industries collection trailer, Albertsons parking lot, 140 W. Gage Boulevard, Richland
- Clayton Ward Recycling, 119 East Albany Street, Kennewick: (509) 582-8277
- Goodwill Industries collection trailer, Fred Meyer parking lot, Highway 395 and 10th Avenue, Kennewick
- Goodwill Industries collection trailer, Columbia Center Mall parking lot, 100 Col. Center Blvd, Kennewick
- Packs Auction Service, 511 9th Street, Benton City: (509) 588-4020
- Stay Tan West, 3680 West Van Giesen, West Richland: (509) 967-8290
- Tommy’s Steel and Salvage, 904 South Oregon Avenue, Pasco: (509) 547-0100
- Pasco Goodwill Industries Store, 307 W. Columbia Street, Pasco
- Goodwill Industries collection trailer, Walmart parking lot, 4820 Road 68, Pasco
Disposal By Incineration
Columbia Industry in Kennewick will accept boxes of technology information for a fee of $10. That includes disks, video tapes, x-rays, film ribbons, audiotapes and prescription bottles. Hard drives cost between $3 and $5 each to have destroyed. No monitors or printers are accepted. Contact Columbia Industry at (509) 582-4142.
Manufacturer Take-Back Programs
Some electronic manufacturers will take back their devices. Visit their websites for more information. Hazardous waste questions can be directed to Benton County Solid Waste, 736-3084 x5682.