Stereo Equipment

Alternative ways to recycle
Illegal in Garbage, Recycling & Drains
Hazardous Waste Junk Pickup E-Waste

As e-waste, stereo equipment can be disposed of through the County Household Hazardous Waste Program The City’s Junk Pickup Program takes stereo components as well.  Select “other” for items not on the list.

If your items are in good condition, consider donating them.

Trash Bin

Never Throw in the Garbage

Stereo equipment contains toxic chemicals that can leach into the environment, so never throw them in the garbage. Small electronics contain chemicals such as brominated flame retardants, mercury, cadmium and lead, which can pollute waterways.

Alternative Ways to Recycle


Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including stereo receivers and other electronics. They do not accept large speakers. Locate the nearest Staples.