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Before delivering materials, please contact these organizations directly to verify prices (if any) and hours of operation. Thurston County maintains this list as a courtesy to the public and does not endorse or guarantee the quality of the service offered or provided.

If your business accepts these materials for recycling or resale and would like to be added to this list of vendors, please e-mail
ThurstonSolidWaste@co.thurston.wa.us

Remember that you may also be able to post your items on 2good2toss.com and other materials-exchange Web sites. Rules and restrictions vary by site.

Manufacturers are now required by state law to offer recycling services for certain electronic items at no cost to residents, nonprofits, small businesses, schools and local governments. The law took effect January 1, 2009 and applies to the following items only: TVs, desktop computers, laptop computers and monitors. For more information, visit our electronics recycling page.


Service Providers

 
Barry Electronics
609 W Yelm Ave, Yelm, WA 98597
(360) 458-4166

TVs and monitors must be LCD. Computers are accepted only if they're Windows XP or Vista OS. Also accepts upper-end stereos.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.


Best Buy
625 Black Lake Blvd SW, Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 596-9702

Ipods and other MP3 players; chargers; MP3 speakers; digital cameras; ditial SLR cameras; lenses; e-readers; playstation, Xbox, PSP, Nintendo DS; CD ROM, PC Games; controllers and keyboards, cables and connectors, Portable LCD Screens

Best Buy stores across the country now accept almost all consumer electronics for free. (Fees apply for TVs, monitors, computers and laptops). For more information, visit Best Buy's recycling website. Visitors are limited to bringing in 2 units per day per household.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.


Fourth Dimension
3929 Pacific Avenue, Lacey, WA
(360) 357-5169
www.4dcomputers.com

Accepts all electronics, computers, monitors, laptops, etc.

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Free Store @ Olympia Westside Co-op
921 Rogers St. NW, Olympia, WA 98502

Community-run co-op space, hours vary. Hours as of July 2014: Sun 9-12; M-T 9-3; W 9-4; Th 9-11 and 12-1; Fri-Sat 12-3.

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Goodwill Industries
400 Cooper Point Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98502
(360) 956-0669
www.goodwillwa.org

Computers, laptops, monitors and TVs are recycled free through Washington State's E-Cycle program. Note: Residents have reported that Goodwill Stores will occasionally turn down an E-Cycle delivery if the store is short-staffed or does not have enough storage space that day. Please call before making a delivery to ensure your items will be accepted.

Goodwill Industries has sites in Olympia, Lacey and Yelm. For addresses, visit the Goodwill Website.

Click here for a list of other items accepted by this organization.


GreenDisk
Issaquah, WA
(800) 305-3475 or (425) 392-8700
www.greendisk.com

Accepts laptops, small computer accessories, MP3 players, iPods, digital cameras, hand-held scanners, handheld games and other connected devices. Also accepts all of the cords, cables, boards, chips, etc. attached to or removed from a computer. Accepts DVD's and cases

For a single price, GreenDisk provides Technotrash Cans that can hold up to 70 lbs. of materials. The cans are actually sturdy boxes that fold into self mailers, and the cost of the shipping is included in the price.

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MARS of Washington
7827-A Arab Dr. SE, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 352-8888
www.marsllc.net

Scanners, keyboards, power adaptors

Business hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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Northwest Center
P.O. Box 80827, Seattle, WA 98108
(800) 992-2060
bigbluetruck.org/

Answering machines; fax machines; VCR's and VHS tapes;

Northwest Center is a nonprofit organization that provides education, rehabilitation and work opportunities for people with disabilities.

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Office Depot
602 Sleater-Kinney Rd SE, Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 923-1099
www.officedepot.com

Ask store associate for a Tech Recycling Box.

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Office Depot
602 Sleater-Kinney Rd SE, Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 923-1099
www.officedepot.com

Accepts monitors, fax machines, desktop PCs, laptop PCs, printers, scanners, keyboards, mice, drives, telephones, digital cameras,video cameras, VCRs, DVD Players, MP3 Players, small TVs, cords & cables. TVs and monitors cannot be cracked. Items are accepted regardless of whether they were originally purchased from Office Depot. To recycle electronics, purchase a "tech recycling box" and fill it with items (making sure the lid still closes). Leave the box at Office Depot. For more information about box sizes and prices, visit the company's website.Also located in Olympia, (360) 352-2426.

Ask store associate for a Tech Recycling Box.

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OlyGeek
115 Olympia Ave, Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 705-9999
www.oly-wa.us/olygeek/

Accepts computers for free, working or not, and all computer components such as keyboards, floppy drives, dvd's, etc.. Monitors, printers, and scanners for a fee.

OlyGeek is a volunteer-based organization. Please call for hours of operation before driving to the location, or visit the website.

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PSC
1701 E Alexander Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421
(877) 772-6693
www.pscnow.com

Picks up commercial quantities. Electronics can be dropped off at Tacoma and Kent locations.

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RE-PC
510 Andover Park West, Tukwila, WA 98188
(206) 575-8737
www.repc.com

Computers, monitors and TVs are recycled free through Washington State's E-Cycle program. Also accepts circuit boards, fax machines, key boards and printers for a fee. Stereos are sometimes accepted, but call first.

Store will buy back some items, depending upon condition and demand. An E-Cycle Washington collection site.

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SBK Green Century Electronic Recycle
10733 A Street, Suite A, Tacoma, WA
(253) 539-9095
www.sbkrecycle.com

Open Monday- Friday 8 am - 5 pm

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Thurston County Waste & Recovery Center
2420 Hogum Bay Rd NE, Lacey, WA 98516
(360) 786-5494
www.thurstonsolidwaste.org

E-waste such as computers and tablets should be dropped off at the Goodwill donation center. There is no charge for e-waste.

The Waste and Recovery Center (formerly known as the Hawks Prairie Landfill) is a one-stop campus where residents can dispose of recyclables, trash, and household hazardous wastes. For more information, click here.

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Value Village
604 Sleater-Kinney Rd SE, Lacey, WA 98503
(360) 923-2410
www.valuevillage.com

Open Monday - Saturday 9 am - 9 pm.

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WastXpress
815 !st Avenue #144, Seattle, WA 98104
(855) 224-3206 or (503) 793-5141

Industrial hazardous waste and chemical disposal specialists. Click Here for more information.

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