2020 Douglas County Community E-recycling event
(all events are weather permitting)
This event is Free for Douglas County residents!
Donations will be accepted at this event and will benefit the Douglas County Community Safety Volunteers.
- Please be advised the lines could be up to 1.5 hours, so please plan ahead.
- The best way to enter the facility is from Hess Road to Double Angel Road.
- For other recycling vendors and options please visit Tri-County Health Departments A-Z Recycling Guide. Fees and restrictions vary.
Please view the acceptable/non-acceptable lists below as they have been updated with more items.
Aug 8, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
11901 Newlin Gulch Blvd in Parker
Sponsored by Douglas County and the Douglas County School District
Electronics only. Stay in your car and staff will unload.
Sites will be minimally staffed due to COVID-19 and workers will adhere to social distancing requirements.
Please be patient, long lines are expected!
NEW!!! Douglas County residents can also drop off accepted electronic items for recycling at Techno Rescue. 3251 Lewiston St Suite 10 in Aurora,
Aug. 5-7 and Aug. 10-12.
Proof of residency is required and there will be no fee charged as part of the
Douglas County Community Electronics Recycling Program.
Techno Rescue is open for drop-offs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m,
and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. No drop-offs on Sunday.
For more information please visit technorescue.com/index.html
Please note for the 2020 event there will be no paper shredding services available.
There is no limit on the number of household electronics, including computers and all types of televisions.
- Bathroom and food scales
- Cameras and lenses (including video cameras)
- Car stereos and radios
- Cassette Tapes/VHS tapes
- Cell Phones
- Christmas lights
- Computer Monitors
- Computer Towers
- Copy machines
- Corded power tools
- Corded telephones
- Cordless power tools
- DVD players/VCR
- Electrical wire and stereo cables
- Hard Drives, Memory and Misc Computer Parts
- Keyboards & Mice
- Electric lawn mowers (not gas powered)
- Electric lawn trimmers (not gas powered)
- Electric scooters (not gas powered)
- Lava lamps
- Lithium ion computer batteries and lead acid computer backup batteries
- Network Switches
- Paper Shredders
- Power Cords
- Remote control devices
- Satellite Dishes
- Servers and Network Equipment
- Sewing Machines
- Space Heaters
- Stereo equipment
- VOIP phones
- Large appliances including refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, dryers
- Batteries of any kind (only exceptions lithium ion computer batteries and lead acid computer backup batteries – no bloated batteries)
- Air Conditioners and Swamp Coolers
- Non-electrical power source items
- Items that contain Freon (mini-refrigerator, wine refrigerator)
- Small appliances
- Items containing liquid mercury (Thermostats, fire detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, etc.)
- Broken or exposed cathode ray tube (CRT) glass
- Light bulbs of any kind
- Poly-chlorinated biphenyl ballasts (PBC) found in fluorescent light fixtures
If you have additional questions, please email [email protected].
Outcomes of Previous Ecycling Events:
- Aug. 8, 2020 – information will be posted after the event.
- July 15, 2020 – 246,000 pounds (123 tons) of electronics were received filling eighteen 52′ trailers. Douglas County Search and Rescue received $18,000 in donations.
- June 17, 2020 – 189,225 pounds (94.61 tons) of electronics were received filling thirteen 52’ trailers. Douglas County Search and Rescue received $8,600 in donations.
- 2019 – 275,823 pounds (137.91 tons) of electronics were received.
- 2018 – 180,000 pounds (90 tons) of electronics were received.
This event is made possible by: