TVs, computer monitors and laptops disposal options

Starting July 1, 2015, televisions, computer monitors and laptops will be accepted at Hennepin County facilities for $10 each. Cash, check or credit card (Visa, Discover, Mastercard) accepted.

Manufacturer recycling

Many manufacturers offer a variety of recycling programs. For a list, go to rethinkrecycling.com and keyword search “Manufacturer Recycling Options.”

City or curbside waste hauler

Contact your city or curbside waste hauler to see if they will pick up TVs, computer monitors and laptops.

Retailers

Retailers: The businesses listed accept some electronics for recycling. NOTE: Call ahead for hours, fees or special requirements.

Find a more complete list of electronics recyclers at Rethink Recycling.

This information is provided as a public service and is not an endorsement of specific businesses or services. Any omissions or inaccuracies are unintentional.

Best Buy - Twin Cities locations

TVs: CRT (tube) TVs up to 32 inches and flat screens up to 50 inches. No console TVs. Limit two items per day. $25 each.
Computer monitors: CRT (tube) monitors up to 32 inches and flat screens up to 50 inches. Limit two items per day. $25 each.
Laptops: accepts all laptops. You may leave hard drives in laptops. No charge.
Website: Best Buy recycling

Luminaire Environmental & Technologies Inc. - Plymouth

TVs: CRT (tube) TVs accepted depending on size. Cost depends on size. Call first. Flat screens accepted at no charge.
Computer monitors: CRT (tube) TFs accepted depending on size. Cost depends on size. Call first. Flat screens accepted at no charge.
Laptops: accepts all laptops at no charge. Data destruction: no charge.
Address: 14930 28th Ave. N, Suite B. Plymouth, MN.
Phone: 763-244-3444

Recycle Technologies

TVs: accepts TV's. Cost $0.45 per pound.
Computer monitors: accepts computer monitors. Cost $0.45 per pound.
Laptops: accepts laptops. Cost $0.45 per pound.
Address: 4000 Winnetka Ave. N. Suite 210, New Hope, MN
Phone: 763-559-5130

Tech Dump

TVs: accepts CRT (tube) TVs, depends on size. All flat screen TVs accepted. Cost for CRT TV $15-$45 depending on size. Flat screen TVs, no charge.
Computer monitors: accepts CRT (tube) monitors up to 30 inches. All flat screen monitors accepted. Cost for CRT under 30” is $15. Flat screen TVs, no charge.
Laptops: accepts laptops at no charge. Data destruction: $5 charge.
Address: 825 Boone Ave. N., Suite 100, Golden Valley, MN
Phone: 763-432-3117

OceanTech - Minneapolis

TVs: No TVs accepted.
Computer monitors: accepts only flat screen computer monitors. No CRT (tube) monitors accepted. No charge for flat screens. May pay for some items. Call first.
Laptops: accepts laptops at no charge. May pay for some items. Call first. Data destruction: no charge.
Phone: 612-331-4456

Staples - various Twin Cities locations

TVs: No TVs accepted.
Computer monitors: accepts CRT (tube) and flat screen monitors. No charge.
Laptops: accepts laptops at no charge. Data destruction: $25 charge.
Website: Staples electronics recycling

Waste Management – Elk River Landfill

TVs: accepts CRT and flat screen TVs. Cost: $29 each, and may incur $50 environmental fee.
Computer monitors: accepts CRT and flat screen monitors. Cost: $29 each, and may incur $50 environmental fee.
Laptops: accepts laptops. Cost: $29 each, and may incur $50 environmental fee.
Address: 22460 Highway 169, Elk River, MN
Phone: 763-441-2464

Waste Management – Maple Grove

TVs: accepts CRT and flat screen TVs. Cost: $53 including taxes.
Computer monitors: accepts CRT and flat screen monitors. Cost: $53 including taxes.
Laptops: accepts laptops. Cost: $53 including taxes.
Address: 10633 89th Ave. N., Maple Grove, MN
Phone: 763-425-3736