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 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.