Electronic Waste (E-Waste) includes:
As of February 8, 2006, batteries, fluorescent light bulbs and mercury-containing thermostats and thermometers, called Universal Wastes, may no longer be placed in the trash.
The above information made available by the Department of Toxic Substances Control and California Integrated Waste Management Board.
Universal Waste (U-Waste) includes:
|Fluorescent light tubes||Mercury switches & devices|
|Mercury thermometers||Batteries - AA, AAA, C & D|
Keeping Our Community Green
The following collection centers will accept e-waste:
Upland City Yard
Public Works Services Center
1430 South Cucamonga Avenue
Items accepted include, (but are not limited to):
|Computer monitors||Printers||Computer systems|
|Videocassette recorders||Video compact disc players||Home entertainment systems|
|Cell phones||Car batteries|
The following items will not be accepted:
|Refrigerators||Microwave ovens||Washers and dryers|
|Light bulbs||Household batteries||Paints|
|Solvents||Used oil||Hazardous waste|
If you are unsure if an item is considered e-waste, please contact one of the above collection centers for verification.
U-Waste may be taken to the following collection centers:
15180 Euclid Avenue
Chino, CA 91710
|Mac Transportation, Inc.
1730 E. Francis Street
Ontario, CA 91761-5722
Lighting Resources, Inc.