The City offers a collection program for universal waste, including e-waste. Residents can have their e-waste picked up from their house by scheduling an appointment. Call the Public Services Division at (916) 434-2450 to schedule a pick-up. Pick-ups occur every Wednesday.
It is illegal to place any universal waste in your residential garbage. Universal waste is almost anything that utilizes electricity, including batteries, fluorescent light bulbs, computers, televisions, thermostats and appliances.
Items Accepted: Car batteries, cell phones, computers, single-use and rechargeable batteries, fluorescent tubes/bulbs, mercury switches, small appliances, motor oil and oil filters and televisions.
Items NOT Accepted: Refrigerated appliances, household hazardous waste.