Due to Covid-19 precautions, we are allowing one customer in the office at a time. If someone is ahead of you, then you may need to wait outside until it is your turn. Use of a face covering is strongly encouraged. Hand sanitizer is available at the entrance. Please do not visit the if you are sick and experiencing symptoms.
Computers, electronics, batteries, and light bulbs are accepted at the Manitowoc County Recycling Center Main Office. There is a fee to recycle most electronics. Recycling electronics is important because they can contain materials that are a health hazard. They can also contain many recyclable materials. Certain electronics have been banned from landfill disposal in Wisconsin since 2010, including televisions and computers.
Bring unwanted electronics to the Recycling Center Main Office during the listed hours
Do not break the items being brought in for recycling. This includes purposefully dismantled or scrapped items
Recycling staff reserve the right to refuse any item that may present a health risk
Recycling center staff may access higher fees for any broken or scrapped item that will result in a higher cost to manage
Large loads of electronics should call ahead and schedule a time
Freon containing items are not accepted. This includes refrigerators, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers.
Oil and gas containing items are not accepted. This includes certain heaters and combustion engines.
Large “white goods” are not accepted. This includes washers, driers, and furnaces. Microwaves are accepted.
All screens are measured diagonally across the exposed viewing surface
Large amounts of fluorescent bulbs should be packaged in the box they came in or a similar box. Otherwise tape into manageable bundles using a quick release tape like masking or painter’s tape. Do NOT use duct tape.
Please call 920-683-4333 if you have questions about a particular item
Televisions and Monitors
Flat Panels with a screen less than 27 inches – $10.00 each
Flat Panels with a screen 27 inches or more – $20.00 each
CRTs with a screen 24 inches or less – $15.00 each
CRTs and projections televisions with a screen greater than 24 inches and less than or equal to 36 inches – $25.00 each
CRTs and projections televisions with a screen greater than 36 inches – $35.00 each
Laptops and tablets – $0.25 per pound
Computer processors – $10.00 each
Computer Monitors – See television and monitors pricing
Computer processor/monitor units – See television and monitors pricing
Printers, scanners and other computer peripherals – $0.25 per pound
Inkjet and LaserJet cartridges – free
Cell phones and mobile phones – free
Home, office phones – $0.25 per pound
Answering machines – $0.25 per pound
Fax machines – $0.25 per pound
Audio/video equipment (VCRs, DVD players, media) – $0.25 per pound
Cameras – $0.25 per pound
Household appliances (toasters, coffee makers, etc) – $0.25 per pound
Microwaves – $10.00 each
4 foot fluorescent bulbs – $0.45 each
8 foot fluorescent bulbs – $0.55 each
Compact fluorescent bulbs – $0.45 each
Incandescent, flood and spot lights – $0.35 each
High intensity discharge lights including sodium, metal halide and mercury vapor lights – $1.40 each
Fluorescent light fixtures (without bulbs) – $9.00 each
LED bulbs – $2.80 each
Neon and UV lighting (based on market pricing) – must call ahead
String lights/holiday lights (no lighted holiday decorations) – free