Electrical Waste Recycling In San Diego
Many common household items cannot be disposed of in your trash. Batteries (auto, household and rechargeable), televisions, monitors, fluorescent bulbs and ballasts are prohibited from area landfills. Yet finding proper ways of handling of these materials can be frustrating. Following are some San Diego County resources for electronic waste disposing and recycling
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Did you know…
Many Self Storage businesses in San Diego are now accepting electronic waste during their business hours! Below are some examples:
Super Storage – 148 Robelini Dr., Vista, CA 92083 – 760-727-1070
El Camino Self Storage – 201 El Camino Real Ste B, Encinitas, CA. 92024 – 760-944-3333
SD Storage – 2430 So. Sante Fe Ave., Vista, CA. 92084 – 760-727-3470
SD Storage – 4595 Mission Bay Dr., San Diego, CA. 92109 – 858-273-1717
SD Storage – 325 Trousdale Dr., Chula Vista, CA. 91910 – 619-426-2666
Household batteries (single use) – Ikea, area Walmarts, Radioshacks and Best Buys. Some public libraries and other community/civic centers.
Rechargeable batteries – Target, The Home Depot, Long’s
CFL’s (compact fluorescent bulbs) – Ikea, Walmart, The Home Depot
E-World Recyclers – 2480 Ash St. Vista, Ca – 760-599-0888: Free drop off events the first Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Miramar Recycling Center – at the entrance of to the landfill. There is a fee for some items.
Recycle San Diego – 7716 Clairemont Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92111 – Monitors, TV’s, laptops, cell phones, PDA’s, other items, for free M-F, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Solana Center – 137 N. El Camino Real, Encinitas, CA 92024 – 760-436-7986: Monthly events the last Saturday of each month, 9 a.m. – noon.
Certain Goodwill stores – scgoodwill.org
Other information sources:
ilacsd.org (I Love a Clean San Diego)
Call for an itemized quote on any individual electronic recycling needs you have.