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1. e-cycleNYC. New York City apartment buildings with 10 or more units can sign up with e-cycleNYC for free and convenient recycling collection service.

2. DSNY Drop-Off. Bring electronics to a SAFE Disposal Event or any DSNY Household Special Waste Drop-Off Site.

3. E-Waste Recycling Events. Bring electronics to an electronics recycling event, such as the Lower East Side Ecology Center events.

4. Donate. Organizations such as Goodwill and the Salvation Army accept electronics for donation or recycling. Make sure to check their guidelines before donating.

5. Take-Back. Recycle electronics through retailer programs such as those offered by Best Buy and Staples. Restrictions and fees may apply.

6. Mail-Back. Many brands offer free mail-back options. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation maintains a list of electronic equipment manufacturers registered to do so, or check your brand’s website.


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