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Town of Riverhead

How can I dispose of small electronics?

Due to The NYS Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, small electronics may no longer be disposed of at the curb.  Following is a list of items that may be disposed of at the Town’s Yard Waste Facility on Young’s Avenue, Riverhead where there is a drop off container or at Best Buy on Route 58 in Riverhead:

What Electronic Equipment Can be Recycled?

• Computers (including desktops, laptops, tablet PCs, e-readers, etc)

• Televisions

• Small Scale Servers

• Monitors

• Keyboards

• Mice

• Facsimile Machines*

• Document Scanners*

• Printers*

• VCRs

• DVRs

• Portable Digital Music Players

• DVD Players

• Digital Converter Boxes

• Cable or Satellite Receivers

• Electronic or Video Game Consoles

• Any cable, cord, or wiring permanently attached to or incorporated

into an above-listed product.

* Only those intended for use with a computer and weighing less than 100 lbs.

For more detailed information, please visit the NYS DEC website,