Printers, Copiers and Scanners Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage & Drains Recycle with E-Waste An estimated 50 million tons of E-Waste is produced each year! It is illegal to dispose of these materials in our landfills, or our trash cans. Examples of -waste includes televisions, computers, printers, fax machines, cell phones, and tablets. Please help the City of Oceanside recycle Electronic Waste. It is easy with the following enhanced services: Schedule a Curbside Pick-up: Residents can schedule curbside collection of up to five e-waste items three times annually. To schedule a free e-waste pick up, call Waste Management’s Customer Service line at least 24 hours in advance of your pick up day. Call (760) 439-2824. E-waste may also be dropped off at Waste Management’s buyback center at 2880 Industry Street, Tuesday through Saturday, 8 am to 4 pm (closed 12:00 pm – 12:40 pm for lunch) at no charge. Proof of Oceanside residency is required. Alternative Ways to Recycle HP Product Return & Recycling You can sell back, trade in or recycle your HP equipment. Learn more about HP’s product return and recycling program. Staples' Take Back Program Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including desktop computers, tablets, monitors, printers, and other electronics. Find your nearest Staples. Canon Consumer Products Recycling Program Canon offers a recycling program for certain consumer products. Learn more about Canon’s recycling program. Dell Reconnect Drop-Off and Mail-Back Program Dell Reconnect will accept most computer equipment from any brand for recycling at many Goodwill drop-off locations. They also have a free mail-back program to recycle Dell products. Find out more about Dell’s recycling program. Epson Recycling Program Send back Epson products for free recycling, including printers, scanners and projectors. Learn more about Epson’s program and request a pre-paid shipping label here. Did You Know? 3D Printer Can Work on Recycled Plastic 3D printers are all the rage. ReDeTec is a company selling a machine that can recycle plastic waste into a printer filament or ink for 3D printers. Are Printers and Copiers Eco-Friendly? Printers and copiers are two of the most energy-intensive items in the workplace. They use up a lot of paper: The average office worker uses about one tree’s worth of paper every year. Standard printer ink also contains petroleum, which releases volatile compounds into the air.