Where to Recycle:


The Lawrence County Solid Waste District does not accept electronics for recycling.

 However, there are other options for disposal of these items. Please see the list below.

GOODWILL stores will accept electronics through the DELL ReConnect Partnership in any condition for recycling. NON WORKING OR WORKING ELECTRONICS ARE ACCEPTED AT GOODWILL! The only item Goodwill will not accept is any type of television or computer monitor.

Bedford Goodwill Store

1221 James Avenue, Bedford, IN 47421

(812) 279-5979

Mon. – Thurs.: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Fri. – Sa.t: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sun.: 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dropbox for Dell Reconnect in Mitchell
120 North Teke Burton Drive, Mitchell, IN 47446

Advantage Cartridge PAYS for used ink cartridges and small electronics!

  • Click here to find out how you can get paid to recycle your empty inkjet, toner, and laser cartridges, cell phones, ipods, and other small electronics!
  • Advantage Cartridge will send you a collection box, pre-paid shipping labels, and packing instructions. All you have to do is put a collection box at home, in your office, or in your classroom, collect the specified amount of items, and send them to Advantage Cartridge! They recycle all the items they receive and will pay you for them!



BEST BUY accepts electronics in any condition for recycling. 

2721 E 3rd St

Bloomington, IN 47401

(812) 336-7921

Mon-Sat 10:00am-9:00pm

Sun 11:00am-7:pm

Limit of 3 items/household/day.

Will accept all types of monitors and televisions 42 inches or smaller.


STAPLES accepts most electronics for recycling.

2815 East 3rd Street

Bloomington, IN 47401

(812) 330-8880

Items accepted for free recycling at Staples (limit of 6 items/household/day):

  • Desktop computers
  • Laptops, tablets, eReaders
  • Monitors
  • Desktop printers, copiers, scanners, faxes, all-in-ones
  • Shredders
  • UPS/battery backup devices
  • Peripherals including mice, keyboards, modems, routers and PC speakers
  • Small electronics including GPS devices, digital cameras, MP3 players, mobile phones and cordless phones
  • External hard drives and small servers

Prohibited items not accepted for recycling:

  • Televisions
  • Floor model copiers and printers
  • Appliances
  • Large servers
  • Stereo/home AV equipment
  • Alkaline batteries
  • Rechargeable batteries larger than 12 pounds
  • Lamps/bulbs

Here is a complete list of Electronics Recycling Ideas, as suggested by Joan Ward’s junior high class in Maine! 

Lawrence County Solid Waste

3326 Mitchell Road

Bedford In 47421