Computer Recycling Center charges a recycling fee on materials where the cost to properly recycle the materials is more expensive than the value of the materials they are able to recover. Costs are mostly derived from safe and environmentally friendly handling, shipping, managing Hazardous Materials (like lead, mercury, batteries, and other heavy metals) as well as to Destroy the Data in many devices. Computer Recycling Center maintains third party, industry leading certifications so that you can be confident that all materials entrusted to them are data secured and properly recycled.
Universal waste is a special classification of hazardous waste with special treatment and handling criteria set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Universal waste consists of batteries, most light bulbs, and all mercury (Hg) containing devices.