Electronics are the largest and fastest growing component of hazardous waste sent to landfills. Starting January 2015, it is illegal for New Yorkers to discard electronics in the trash.
e-cycleNYC is a free and convenient electronic waste recycling service provided by the NYC Department of Sanitation and Electronic Recyclers International (ERI).
With e-cycleNYC, electronics are recycled domestically using the strictest industry and environmental standards available. Data on electronics will be fully erased by e-cycleNYC as part of the recycling process.
Appliances, batteries, and light bulbs are NOT accepted.
DSNY will visit your building to discuss how e-cycleNYC will work best in your building. Depending on the size and type of building, there are three service options:
Room cleanouts for buildings with 10 or more units.
Buildings store electronics in a secure, enclosed area before they are picked up.
Storage bins for buildings with 100 or more units.
Buildings store electronics in a locked bin provided by e-cycleNYC. Two sizes available:
Outdoor electronics recycling events for buildings with 250 or more units.
Buildings work with e-cycleNYC to schedule outdoor electronics recycling events for building residents.
When ready for service, simply call (212-437-4647) or email us (e-cycleNYC@dsny.nyc.gov). We guarantee pickup within five business days for room clean outs, and three business days for bin removal.
Use Apartment Programs Inquiry to sign up for e-cycleNYC or get more info about the program.