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E-waste including computers, computer monitors, printers, cell phones, telephones, televisions and radios are household hazardous waste. You can dispose of them at the following locations in San Luis Obispo County.  NEW – Microwaves can now be recycled with E-Waste.  Note: No appliances with Freon (such as refrigerators, air conditioners, vacuums, toasters, blenders or water chillers) will be accepted as E-Waste!

The following E-Waste from both residents and businesses are accepted:

  • IT Assets: Monitors, Servers, Computers, Laptops, Routers, Hard Drives and Computer Periphery.
  • Office Equipment: Telecom Systems, Copiers, Printers, Fax Machines.
  • Scientific and Medical Devices: Such as Satellite and Imaging Equipment.
  • Consumer Electronics Equipment: TVs, LCDs, DVDs, VCRs and Stereo Components.
  • Cables, Wires, Power Supplies, Cell Phones, Smart Phones and PDAs.

Chicago Grade Landfill
2290 Homestead Road, Templeton, CA | (805) 466-2985
Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 3pm
Map & Directions

Cold Canyon Landfill
Note:  E-Waste is no charge, but you must wear a safety vest to dispose.  If you do not have one, they can be purchased for $7.50 at the gate.
2268 Carpenter Canyon Road, San Luis Obispo, CA | (805) 549-8332
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 3pm
Map & Directions

Heritage Ranch Community Services District
4870 Heritage Road, Paso Robles, CA | (805) 782-8530
Hours: Friday 12pm – 2pm
Map & Directions

Morro Bay Household Hazardous Waste Facility
160 Atascadero Road, Morro Bay, CA | (805) 782-8530
Hours: Saturday 11am – 3pm
Map & Directions

Nipomo Household Hazardous Waste Facility
509 Southland Street, Nipomo, CA | (805) 782-8530
Hours: Saturday 11am – 3pm
Map & Directions

Paso Robles Landfill
9000 CA Hwy. 46 East, Paso Robles, CA | (805) 238-2028
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 3pm
Map & Directions

Several local businesses and organizations also accept e-waste for reuse or recycling.

Exploration Station
867 Ramona Avenue, P.O. Box 1117, Grover Beach, CA | (805) 473-1421
Hours: Thursday – Saturday 1pm – 4pm
Map & Directions
Accepts computers, laptops, monitors and other office electronics, which are repaired and donated to school-age children, families and others who are in need of a computer with limited means to purchase a new one.




Alternative ways to recycle