Starting January 1, 2015, you cannot throw out the following electronics in the trash:
There are several ways you can recycle unwanted e-waste. Manufacturers of computers, televisions, and other electronics are required to accept their products for recycling under New York State law and provide free take-back programs.
You can also dispose of your unwanted electronics for free through:
If you are a resident of Brooklyn, Staten Island, or Western Queens, you can also request free curbside pickup appointments through the Department of Sanitation's e-waste pilot program.