Electronics Recycling Collection

old television, monitor and video game console


Large-sized electronic items can be collected by appointment for homes serviced through the City of Gainesville's Residential Curbside Program. There is no additional cost for this collection service. Only residential homes serviced through the City of Gainesville's Residential Curbside Service Program are eligible for this service. Smaller-sized electronic items (cell phones, keyboards, mice, cables, etc.) should be dropped off at the Alachua County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center or other public drop-off sites.

Electronics collection requires an appointment. Be sure to submit your electronics collection appointment request no later than 10 AM the day before your regular collection day.

Make Your Electronics Collection Appointment

Unwanted electronics items often contain a variety of substances that are potentially harmful to our health and environment. By recycling and properly disposing of electronic waste, you can prevent the accidental release of these substances. Common toxic materials found in electronics include - Arsenic, Barium, Beryllium, Cadmium, Chromium, Dioxins, Phosphorus, Lead, Lithium, Mercury, Selenium, and Silver. 

Electronics Collection Guidelines

  • Keep electronics separate from any bulk items set out for collection.
  • Electronic collection appointments should be completed on your regular collection day (same day as your garbage day).
  • Limit of 10 electronic items per collection.


  • Televisions & Computer Monitors ❌ NO Projection Televisions  
  • Desktop & Laptop Computers
  • Printers, Scanners & Fax Machines
  • Video Game Systems
  • VCR & DVD players
  • Stereos
  • Countertop Microwave Ovens (less than 1.0 cu. ft. model sizes)
  • Electric Power Tools ❌ NO Gas Engine Items

Not Accepted

❌ No Projection Televisions  

❌ No Gas Engine Items

❌ No Large appliances or microwave ovens 1.0 cu. ft. model sizes (see Appliance Collection)

❌ No Vacuum cleaners

❌ No Satellite dishes

Pro Prep Tips

  • If you have multiple small items, such as mice, cables, or wires, place them in a small box next to your other electronic items for collection.

Make Your Electronics Collection Appointment

After making your electronics collection appointment:

  • Place your electronics curbside for collection by 7 AM on your regular collection day.
  • Allow at least 4 feet of clearance between your garbage cart and any electronics set out for collection.

❌ Electronic with broken screens can not be collected curbside. These items will need to be taken to the Alachua County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Center.

What Day Are Electronic Items Picked Up in My Area?

Residential electronic items are collected by appointment on your regular weekly collection day. To find out the collection day for your address, click on the map below.


Tuesday (Blue), Wednesday (Green), Thursday (Pink)