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September 22, 2021
: Free Electronic Waste Disposal at BuRRT, Oct. 2

The Santa Fe Solid Waste Management Agency is hosting a free electronic (e-waste) collection drive-thru event for Santa Fe City and County residents at the Buckman Road Recycling and Transfer Station (BuRRT) on Saturday, October 2, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The drive-thru format lets you stay in your vehicle while trained staff unloads the e-waste from your trunk or pickup bed. E-waste is electronic equipment that is near or at the end of its useful life. Certain components of e-waste contain toxic materials such as lead, mercury and cadmium. E-waste should not be disposed with regular trash.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, all residents must:

  • Wear a mask or face covering.
  • Stay in their vehicle.
  • Place their e-waste in the trunk/pickup bed for trained staff to unload it.
  • Limit to one trip.

Acceptable e-waste includes:                                                             

  • Computers, keyboards, mice, cables                          
  • Monitors,televisions
  • Cords                                                                                                
  • Laptops, printers, scanners
  • Telephones
  • Cell phones, tablets, cameras                                                                 
  • Gaming systems and stereo equipment
  • Small appliances, microwaves, toasters

Do not bring:

  • Rear-projection televisions
  • Large CRT televisions
  • Batteries
  • Lightbulbs, fluorescent bulbs
  • Smoke alarms
  • Large appliances, refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers
  • Household hazardous waste, paints, motor oils, chemicals   

E-waste from businesses will not be accepted. 

E-waste mixed with trash, household hazardous waste or green waste will be subject to a tipping fee.

For more information, please call 424-1850 x 130 or visit SantaFeRecycling.org. 

Contact: Rosalie Cardenas, HR Officer/Admin. Assistant 424-1850, ext. 150

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