Lawrence-Douglas County Sustainability partners with Teknix Solutions to organize an annual e-waste drop-off event open to all Douglas County residents. The next event will be scheduled in 2023. Check back in the winter 2023 for updates.
Lists of accepted and non-accepted items are provided below.
*We're talking about the collection of old, dead Duracell, Energizer, and the like. The re-chargeable batteries in your gadgets are OK! Even if they no longer function!
*Teknix's certified equipment handlers take every precaution to guarantee data safety. Any equipment they receive is securely destroyed on site or wiped clean using NIST SP 800-88 standards.
**CRT TVs and monitors will be accepted for a fee (please note updated costs!): $20 per unit 19" or smaller; $40 per unit 20" or greater. Teknix will accept CASH only!
From 23rd St: Take Crestline North to the roundabout, enter Lot 301 on your Right.
From Iowa St: Go West on 19th St., Left on Constant Ave. Continue on Constant going Left OR take Becker Right. They will meet again at Crestline. Turn South on Crestline to the roundabout, enter Lot 301 to your East.
Also from Iowa St: Go West on 21st St., Left on Constant Ave. Turn South on Crestline to the roundabout, enter Lot 301 to your East.
Since 2008, the City of Lawrence and Douglas County have hosted periodic electronics recycling events, inviting customers to drop off their recyclable electronics free of charge.
Years 2008-2018 in the table below reflect the combined totals from two electronics recycling events per year. Totals from years 2020-2022 were from one event only. Events that also collected paper for shredding are in parenthesis.