The Town of Manchester hosts a permanent electronics recycling program available at no charge to all Manchester residents. This program, authorized by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection's E-Waste Recycling regulations, allows residents to recycle electronics during the normal business hours of the Town's Transfer Station. The Transfer Station is currently open Monday through Saturday, from 7:15 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The Transfer Station is located at 311 Olcott Street . Residents must check in with Town staff for instructions and to be directed to the appropriate electronics recycling container. The program is not available to Manchester businesses or other organizations, it is only for residential electronics.
Residents may recycle up to seven (7) covered electronic devices at one time (per state law). Residents may also recycle an unlimited amount of non-covered electronic devices. Covered electronic devices are listed below. Non-covered electronics are in the list of acceptable items.
- Computers and Laptops
- Computer Monitors
- VCRs, Stereos
- Computer Components
- Small Electronics
- Cell Phones
- Full List
Click here for a list of All Acceptable Electronics for Recycling, including both covered and non-covered devices
There are several options available at local retailers in Manchester to recycle certain types of electronics. These include:
Best Buy (Manchester)
Green Monster eRecycling (West Hartford)
For smaller Consumer Electronics (Cell phones, Laptops, Digital Cameras, MP3 players, etc), there are internet based resources taht will allow you to recycle these items. Visit www.YouRenew.com for more information.
Click here to learn about our recycling partner, RMG Enterprise.
For additional information on Electronics Recycling or for information on Business/Commercial Electronics Recycling options, please contact us at 860-647-5279 or by email.