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Reuse 

For televisions still in good condition, there are many reuse and donation opportunitiesGazelle.com and other online sales sites offer cash for old electronics and gadgets. 

 


Recycle 

Bring televisions to The Recycling Zone or another local electronics recycler. It is illegal to place CRTs in with household garbage.  

For more television recycling options in the Twin Cities area, including programs offered by manufacturers and local retail stores, visit Rethink Recycling.

Did you know? To manufacture one computer and monitor, it takes 530 pounds of fossil fuels, 48 pounds of chemicals, and 1.5 tons of water; totaling more than the weight of a rhinoceros.

Did you know? In just one year, more than 112 million pounds of valuable materials – steel, glass, plastic and other metals – were recovered from disposed electronics for recycling and reuse.

Information on this page applies to households ONLY. Different rules may apply to businesses in Dakota County.
 

Last updated: 3/4/2014 5:22 AM