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:
Chicago Grade Landfill2290 Homestead Road, Templeton, CA | (805) 466-2985Hours: Monday – Saturday 7:30am – 3pm, Sunday 9am – 3pmMap & Directions
Cold Canyon LandfillNote: 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) 549-8332Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 3pmMap & Directions
Heritage Ranch Community Services District4870 Heritage Road, Paso Robles, CA | (805) 782-8530Hours: Friday 12pm – 2pmMap & Directions
Morro Bay Household Hazardous Waste Facility160 Atascadero Road, Morro Bay, CA | (805) 782-8530Hours: Saturday 11am – 3pmMap & Directions
Nipomo Household Hazardous Waste Facility509 Southland Street, Nipomo, CA | (805) 782-8530Hours: Saturday 11am – 3pmMap & Directions
Paso Robles Landfill900 CA Hwy. 46 East, Paso Robles, CA | (805) 238-2028Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 3pmMap & Directions
Several local businesses and organizations also accept e-waste for reuse or recycling.
Achievement House3003 Cuesta College Road, San Luis Obispo, CA | (805) 543-9383Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 3:00pmMap & Directions Accepts computers, printers, monitors and televisions. Call first.
Exploration Station 867 Ramona Avenue, P.O. Box 1117, Grover Beach, CA | (805) 473-1421Hours: Thursday – Saturday 1pm – 4pmMap & 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.