Cleaning and Electronics Recycling Before Holiday Company

The holidays are coming up, and that means family get-togethers, parties, and more. If you’re hosting any of these events, it means plenty of company coming over to your house, and you want your house to look good for your visitors. No host ever wants the embarrassment of having a messy house when company comes over. It will naturally be your goal to want everything to look perfect. This is going to mean some cleaning up.

While you’re cleaning your house, you have an excellent opportunity to gather up old electronics for recycling. Electronics recycling keeps precious metals, toxic materials, and non-biodegradable materials out of the landfills and is good for the environment. Many people don’t know what to do with electronics once they are no longer using them. If you already know that they should not be thrown away, they may be sitting in a stack in your basement, attic, office, or spare room. Cleaning up for company is a perfect chance to move these things out of your house, since you’re clearing away the clutter anyway.

There are a lot of electronic items that you may not even realize are considered electronic, or that can be recycled by a professional electronics recycling company. The world is so full of electronics, there are recyclable things in nearly every part of your daily life. When looking for things to recycle, go beyond just the regular computer and TV items. You can also recycle such electronics as:

  • MP3 players
  • Video game consoles
  • Electronic children’s toys
  • Batteries
  • Smart phones
  • Phone cables, cords, and chargers
  • Vacuum cleaners
  • Electronic coffee makers
  • Microwave ovens
  • Electronic clocks
  • Ebook readers
  • Tablets
  • Wi-fi routers
  • Computer headsets with built-in microphones
  • Electronic music equipment
  • Christmas lights (you don’t even have to untangle them first to get them recycled)

Tech Dump is a great local place to take your old electronics for recycling. Some people are concerned that they will have to search far and wide to discover a place for recycling electronics. With Tech Dump, you have a place that’s right nearby, so you don’t have to drive to the corners of the earth to get rid of your old recyclable electronics.

We handle computer recycling, with free pick-ups if you have five or more computers to recycle. Otherwise, you can drop of smaller numbers of computers at our warehouses. We also do TV recycling, but there is a charge if it’s an old tube TV or monitor. This is the perfect chance to get rid of that old gadget for a new one. We promise nothing you bring to us will ever end up in a landfill. To find out more about electronics recycling in the Twin Cities, contact us today.