HomeRecycling in Chittenden CountyElectronics Recycling

It is illegal to dispose of many electronic devices in the trash in Vermont (see “Electronics Banned from Landfills” in the sidebar).

Fees for electronics vary based on who you are and what you are dropping off. To view the correct information, please select the box below that applies to you.

Click Here If You Have 7 or Fewer Items

If you bring 7 or fewer items per day, all Chittenden County residents, businesses and institutions can bring anything in the chart below for recycling at no charge.

If you have more than 1 cubic yard, click the next box below for details and instructions. Fees will apply.

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Click Here If You Have More Than 7 Items

We accept ONLY 7 or fewer ewaste items per day unless you have at least a cubic yard or more.

If you have 1 cubic yard or more, click the next box below for details and instructions. Fees will apply.

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Click Here If You Have A Cubic Yard or More

  • Anyone with more than 1 cubic yard must call us to make an appointment at 802-872-8111.
  • Chittenden County residents, businesses and municipalities with 10 or fewer employees, K-12 school districts, and non-profit institutions will pay $.18/pound for items in column B in the chart below.
  • All other customers not listed above will pay $.18/pound for all ewaste items. We will accept only items listed in the chart below.
  • Bulk Recycling
    If you have large quantities of electronics, please call the statewide ewaste recycler to see if pick-up at your facility is an option:


    Good Point Recycling: (802) 382-8500

CSWD Recycling Fee Chart

ItemColumn AColumn B
Computers & PeripheralsVT E-cycles FeesRegular Fees
Desktop computer (CPU)$0$2.50
Apple monitor/CPU unit$0$7.50
Keyboard & mouse (set)$0$1.00
Speaker set (for computers)$0$1.00
Desktop printer or multi-function unit$0$5.00 - $15.00 (depends on size)
Smart Board$0$5.00 - $15.00 (depends on size)
Televisions & peripherals
19" or smaller screen$0$5.00
20 - 27" screen$0$8.00
Larger than 28" screen & consoles$0$15.00
VCRThese items are not covered by the VT E-cycles program. Regular fees apply. (See Column B.)$1.25
Digital converter box$0.50
Electronic game console$1.00
Standard satellite dish$2.50 (free as scrap metal if at least 80% metal)
Entertainment equipment
Stereo component (receiver, turntable, etc.)$1.25
Speakers$0.50/foot in height
DVD or CD player, boom box
Other items
Cell phonesFree
Land line telephone (corded or cordless) or answering machine
Cords, chargers, headphones etc.$1.25 for "mixed bag" (grocery bag full)
Electric typewriter$5.00
(or free as scrap metal if 80% metal)
Fax machine$2.50
UPS (battery backup)under review
Large printer (floor model)$5.00

Where to Recycle Electronics

CSWD Facilities

1 cubic yard

Ewaste is accepted at the Williston Drop-Off Center (WDOC) or the CSWD Environmental Depot only. Loads consisting only of ewaste must be brought to the Williston Drop-Off Center. You must make an appointment for loads of 1 cubic yard or more. Call 802-872-8111.

Please come prepared to unload and place your TVs and other electronics in the collection area yourself. Our staff cannot assist you.

Other Vermont E-cycles Collection Locations

There are over 80 E-cycles collection locations throughout Vermont. Call first before visiting. Click here to view the list of locations. The Vermont E-cycles program covers certain types of electronic items. See the table above to see if an item qualifies.