You’ve just upgraded to a brand-new TV and are ready to toss the old one. But how do you go about properly disposing of it?
The answer is more complicated than one might think. A TV is not something that your trash removal service can just pick up along with your garbage.
In this guide, we will cover the basics of how to properly dispose of an old TV and answer frequently asked questions about the process.
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The Basics of Television Disposal
In some states, a TV can just be thrown out with regular trash collection. However, this is not the case in Oregon.
According to state law, it is illegal to dispose of TVs in the garbage or any disposal site, such as a landfill, incinerator, or transfer station. Instead, televisions must be taken to a recycling or reuse facility. Other devices that cannot be disposed of in the garbage or at disposal sites include:
- Desktop computers
- Computer mice
TVs fall under the Oregon E-cycles program, which allows people to drop off up to seven accepted items at a time for free at any one of their 200 locations across the state of Oregon.
3 FAQs About Television Disposal
#1: Are There Any Pick-Up Services for Television Disposal?
If you don’t want to drive to an Oregon E-cycles facility, give us a call. We can pick up your old TV and ensure that it makes it to the right place and is disposed of properly.
A lot of the time, our clients have more than just an old TV they need to get rid of and don’t want to:
- Sort through their junk and determine which items need to go to a recycling site vs. a garbage facility.
- Drive to separate facilities to dispose of all their junk.
At Junk It, we do all the hard work for you.
#2: How Much Does Television Disposal Cost?
At Junk It, we make pricing as easy as possible.
The cost of your television disposal all boils down to the truck size you will need to haul away your TV and other junk.
To view our pricing per cubic yard, click here.
#3: Where Can You Dispose of Old TVs?
Whether you decide to dispose of your TV at an Oregon E-cycle facility or not, the only place you can legally drop off a TV for disposal is a recycling facility.
Let Junk It Take Your Worries Away by Removing Your Old TV for You
Skip the hassle of hauling your own TV and coordinating a drop-off at a recycling facility. Let us take all the work off of your hands with our junk removal services.
Contact us today to schedule a pick-up date and let our team haul all your junk and worries away.