Fall Electronic Recycling Event – Saturday, October 6, 2018
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at KU Park & Ride

The City of Lawrence invites residents and small businesses to recycle unused or obsolete electronic equipment. Electronic equipment may contain hazardous components such as lead, mercury and cadmium. Recycling your unwanted electronic equipment keeps these hazardous components out of the landfill.

Rain or Shine Event
DATE: Saturday, October 6, 2018
TIME: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
LOCATION: KU Park & Ride east parking lot, Clinton Pkwy. & Crestline Dr.
Facebook Event Page

Items accepted for recycling:

  • Computers
  • Monitors*
  • Printers
  • Copiers
  • Scanners
  • Fax Machines
  • Televisions*
  • Video and Audio Equipment
  • Power Cables and String Lights
  • VHS, Cassette Tapes, Floppy Discs
  • CDs and DVDs, Vinyl Records
  • Cell Phones and other Handheld Devices
  • Microwaves and other Small Appliances
  • Household Batteries

* Recycling fee – CASH ONLY:

  • $20.00 per CRT television & computer monitor 19″ and under
  • $40.00 per CRT television & computer monitor 20″ and over

Items NOT accepted:

  • Large Appliances (Refrigerators, AC Units, Dehumidifiers)
    • To request a residential special item pickup service for large appliances, please fill out this online form.
  • Hazardous Waste (Fluorescent Light Bulbs, Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors, Compressed Gas Cylinders)
    • Visit lawrenceks.org/swm/hhw for City of Lawrence/Douglas County Household Hazardous Waste Facility hours of operation.

Electronic recycling at this event will be provided by Teknix Solutions.


Event Reports

Click here to read the 2018 Spring Electronic Recycling Event Report.

Previous Event Totals (2008-2018)

The numbers in the table below reflect totals from two electronic recycling events per year. Included is the total weight of electronics collected and the number of vehicles that participated each year. In parenthesis are totals from events that also collected paper for shredding.

Year Pounds Vehicles
2018 107,863 1,100
2017 46,962 739
2016 152,683 (31,300) 1,778
2015 138,849 1,535
2014 87,772 1,054
2013 155,896 (27,400) 1,582
2012 91,981 1,149
2011 85,165 1,163
2010 114,285 1,232
2009 116,712 1,202
2008 112,647 1,189
Total 1,210,814 (58,700) 13,723