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Electronic Waste

E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life."  Watch a video about how to get rid of e-waste. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished or recycled. Some common electronic products are:computer, dvd player and batteries

Computers  Televisions 
DVD/VCR players Stereos
Copiers Fax machines

Disposal Options

Curbside collection program

Residents can schedule a curbside collection as part of the new bulky item program.

Residents are able to place used household batteries and unwanted cell phones in a clear plastic storage bag on top of their recycle cart on their normal scheduled collection day.

Drop off program

Waste Management Recycling Facility
2880 Industry St.
Oceanside, CA 92054
Hours: Alternating Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
By appointment only
760-929-9400
Cost: FREE

PSC Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility
1145 East Taylor St.
Vista, CA 92084
Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
800-714-1195
Cost:  FREE

Waste Management Buyback Center (located at the Palomar Transfer Station)
5960 El Camino Real  
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; closed Noon – 12:40 p.m.
760-929-9400
Cost: FREE 

Contact Information

Trash Services
trashservice@carlsbadca.gov
760-602-4646 
760-602-8562 fax

1635 Faraday Ave.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

General Information

Business hours
Monday Friday
8 a.m. 5 p.m.