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Posted on: October 23, 2023

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event October 28 in Leesburg

Link to information about electronics recycling in Loudoun County

Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Leesburg Park and Ride, 41951 Gourley Transit Drive in Leesburg. 

There is a limit of five items per vehicle. Fees will be charged for televisions, computer monitors and hard drive destruction services (upon request). Only credit cards will be accepted; no cash, no checks. 

Items Accepted

Typical electronics that will be accepted: Televisions (all sizes), desktop computers and peripherals, computer monitors, laptops, servers, mainframes, circuit boards, hard drives, modems, printers, fax machines, scanners, copiers, network cables, power cables, extension cords, electrical wire, uninterruptible power supply (UPS), surge protectors, answering machines, microwave ovens, calculators, cell phones, smartphones, iPhones, desk phones, pagers, stereo and video receivers, DVR/CD/DVD/VHS players, video game consoles, cables, stereo speakers, radios, small household appliances such as vacuum cleaners, toaster ovens, coffee makers, blenders, hair dryers, curling irons, clothes irons and holiday lights.

Number of Items Accepted

There is a limit of five items per vehicle. A 12” x 12” x 12” box or equivalent size container filled with smaller items such as computer mice, cables, phones, cameras, etc. will be considered one item.

Items Not Accepted

Electronics that will not be accepted include household appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, stoves, washers and dryers, fluorescent light bulbs, smoke alarms, mercury thermostats, household batteries and vehicle batteries, ballasts, light bulbs, smoke detectors, VHS tapes, cassette tapes, CDs, DVDs, microwave glass plates, PCBs, aerosols, equipment that contains mercury, and equipment that contains chemicals, asbestos, radioactive components, or liquid fuel.

Hard Drive Destruction

  • On-site and off-site hard drive destruction will be provided upon request for a fee.  

Fees: Credit Card Payment Only; No Cash or Checks

Fees will be charged for televisions, desktop computer monitors, on-site hard drive destruction (upon request), and off-site hard drive destruction (upon request).

  • $15 per television (Does not include console or projection TVs).
  • $60 per console television or projection TV (Console TVs include any with wooden console or paneling).
  • $15 per computer monitor (Does not include laptop computers; laptops may be recycled free of charge).
  • $5 per computer hard drive for on-site shredding upon request. Hard drive must be removed from computer prior to event.
  • $20 per computer hard drive for on-site shredding upon request if hard drive is not removed from computer prior to the event.
  • $12 per hard drive for off-site shredding, for iPhones and tablets only, upon request.

For more information about the electronics recycling event, call 703-771-5500 or send an email. More information also is online at loudoun.gov/electronics.

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