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Electronics can be reused so it's important to recycle them to keep them out of the landfill. Bring them to our Electronic Recycling events in the township to get them out of your house and responsibly disposed of.


The following companies accept unwanted electronics:

Great Lakes Recycling (GLR)
30615 or 30835 Groesbeck, Roseville

Takes most electronics for a price. Will pay for items of value. For example, computer towers are typically $0.25 a pound. Wires and cords must be detached from items. Ask for Ryan at the scale house for an estimate before your visit. Best Buy 45520 Utica Park Blvd., Utica 586-726-5400 They take used tech equipment regardless of where you bought it, how old it is or who made it.  See to see what products they recycle.  They also have a trade-in program.  Product from both programs goes to a certified recycler.


Office Depot
44835 Schoenherr Rd., Sterling Heights


If you trade-in and trade up, you receive a $40 discount.  They will also take small TVs, laptops, computers and monitors.  You pay $15 per box for your items.



13221 Hall Rd., Shelby Township

586-254-7100 8200


26 Mile Rd., Shelby Township



They have bins in front of the store for cell phones, ink jet cartridges, MP3 players and other small tech products.  No large electronics.  Donated items will be resold, refurbished or broken down to be recycled, depending on their condition.



1950 South Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills



31900 Gratiot, Roseville


They take only monitors, printers and computers.  There is no charge, but you must sign a form for liability.


Silicon Alley 

24835 Ryan Rd, Warren



A Michigan non-profit organization that takes electronics, refurbishes equipment and provides repair services. There is no charge to take electronics except for CRT TVs and monitors.  They charge $5 up to 19-inch CRTs, $10 for 19 – 27-inch CRTs, and $15 for CRTs over 27 inches. Items they take include:  laptops,  home systems, servers, networking equipment, LCD monitors and TVs, printers, fax machines, scanners, accessories, stereo equipment, CD, DVD, VHS, Beta and cassette players.  They also provide pickup service for businesses for no charge.
Regular hours are Saturday from 2 – 6 p.m.  Appointments only  may be made from 6 – 8 p.m., Monday through Friday.


Batteries Shack 

44478 Mound Rd., Sterling Heights



They take phones, cables, electronic devices, game consoles, small household appliances and small TV’s (up to 20-inch diameter) – no charge.


Habitat for Humanity 

46660 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township



They take alarm clocks, phones, DVD/Blu-Ray players, stereo systems, flat screen TVs (need to be in good, sellable condition).  They do not accept outdated computer equipment.



800-305-DISK or 425-392-8700


They take CDs, DVDs, VHS and cassette tapes, etc. plus electronics which they list.


National Cristina Foundation



Takes donations of used computers and other technology that can be used by non-profit organizations, school and public agencies.


Salvation Army
They take flat screen TV’s (any size), laptops, I-pads, handheld electronic games and cell phones.  All must be in working condition.


Gamers Outreach
P.O. Box 694
Saline, MI 48176

Takes video games. Gamers Outreach is a 501©(3) charity organization that provides recreation to children in hospitals through the power of video games and the gaming community.

Mattress To Go
51260 Van Dyke Ave., Shelby Township

Accepts cells phones and donates them to Cell Phones for Soldiers.

For more information: 

How to Recycle Electronics
Take Back My TV