Computers, televisions and other electronic equipment can contain lead, mercury, cadmium and other toxic materials, which should be disposed of properly. These items also contain valuable metals such as gold, silver and palladium that can be recycled through special programs.
Recycle your electronic items and #6 Styrofoam™ at the Alpha Ridge Landfill. Residents using ARL are required to show their driver's licenses as proof of residence in Howard County.
2350 Marriottsville Road
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 4 pm
Best Buy, Staples and eRevival also have electronics recycling (please check company links for details and restrictions). A quick online search will also find many other local options.
Visit our KnowBeforeYouThrow webpage for proper recycling and disposal options for these items and more!
Businesses can bring electronics to the Alpha Ridge Landfill (maximum of 10 items per day). Effective immediately, small businesses will be limited to 2 TVs or monitors per day. Additional TVs or monitors may be disposed as trash for $80/ton. Please visit our Alpha Ridge Landfill webpage for current forms.