It's time to get that crap out of your house! That old computer monitor has been collecting dust for years. Toss the VCR and why the heck do you still have a typewriter in 2021? Get rid of it! But how? Here are a few dates and places around the Capital Region for you to safely recycle your old electronics.

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Bethlehem and East Greenbush are having a Household Hazardous Waste collection on Saturday April 17th from 8a-2p. Pre-registration required HERE.

Honest Weight Food Co-Op is having an E-Waste Collection on Saturday April 24th. Stop by between 12p-4p at 100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany. Here are a few acceptable items:

  • Cameras
  • Computer peripherals (mice, keyboards, webcams, speakers, microphones)
  • Computers, laptops
  • Copiers
  • Fax Machines
  • Gaming devices
  • Mobile devices (Cell Phones, Tablets, PDAs, MP3 players)
  • Printers & plotters (ink, toner, & cartridges)
  • Stereo equipment
  • Televisions
    Some fees may apply for certain items. Check HERE.

Albany Recycles has a series of dates for Albany residents to dump stuff.

  • Pre-register for drop off events HERE
  • Next 2 drop off dates - May 6th and May 20th

Troy residents can get rid of tires, electronics, and a ton more on Saturday, May 8th between 9a and 1p at the Troy Resource Management Facility. These programs are available free to Troy residents only. Registration is required to participate.

Hey, I hope this helps you get rid of stuff that you will never use again and the opportunities to dump stuff like this don't come around often. Or you could keep that VHS player another year. Unless you have a BETA player.

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Artist Brian Marselli creates unique pieces of art out of items you may have around the house.

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