Small e-waste appliances
Recycle the items listed below which contain screens and/or complicated circuit boards as e-waste (for a complete list of acceptable and unacceptable items, see Electronic Waste Disposal)
Examples: Answering machines • Cell phones • Cords • Digital cameras • Fax machines • Keyboards/mice • Radios • Robotic vacuums • Tablets • Zip drives
Small scrap metal appliances (at least 75% metal)
For residential hauling company customers of Recology Sonoma Marin only, recycle the devices listed below which are comprised of 75% or more metal in your Curbside Services: Blue Cart. For areas not serviced by Recology Sonoma-Marin, please recycle your items at locations that accept Metal - scrap.
Examples: Blenders (metal) • Curling irons • Fans (metal) • Irons • Sanders • Staplers (metal) • Toasters (metal) • Waffle irons (metal)
Important: Remove cords from devices as they get tangled in your residential hauler's recycling sorting equipment. Drop-off the cords at locations that accept Electronics (e-waste) or at locations that accept Metal - scrap. Do not put cords in your curbside blue recycle cart.
Small plastic appliances
If unwanted items cannot be donated for reuse, dispose of plastic small appliances in the garbage.
Examples: Blenders (plastic) • Clocks • Coffee makers • Curling irons (plastic) • Fans (plastic) • Hair dryers • Swiffers™ • Lamps • Paper shredders • Toasters (plastic) • Shop vacs
Separate metal detachable components (e.g., metal mixing blades) and place in your Curbside Services: Blue Cart or drop-off at locations that accept Metal - scrap.