Lake County Indiana residents can recycle their
electronics for FREE at the following locations. These locations
listed below are strictly for electronics from a home as these are
small centers and are NOT open to any business or organization.
Lowell Street Department
598 Union Avenue
Hours: 8:00 am until 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday
Whiting City Garage
1915 Front Street
Hours: 8:00 am until 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday
Hobart City Barns
340 S. Shelby
8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday thru Friday
Crown Point Street Department
705 Industrial Blvd. (use Summit Street to Industrial Blvd.)
Crown Point, IN
Hours - 7:30 a. m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Cedar Lake Public Works Dept.
8550 Lakeshore Drive
Cedar Lake, IN
Hours - Monday thru Friday 7am to 3pm
Munster Public Works Dept.
508 Fisher Street
Hours - Monday thru Friday, 7am to 2pm
Gary Recycling Department
900 Madison Street, Gary, IN
Computers (PC's & Laptops)
Keyboards, cords & mice
Electronic Games (Nintendo, PlayStation, etc.)
Best Buy - The following was reported in a WasteAge article
on January 26, 2009. Best Buy began taking e-waste recycling
nationwide on 2-15-09. Consumers will be allowed to drop off two
items, per household each day, free of charge. A $10.00 recycling
fee will be charged per unit for items with screens such at
televisions, monitors and laptop computers. Consumers will receive a
$10.00 gift card in exchange for the recycling fee, except in its
California stores or for the company's exclusively branded products.
Stores also will not accept televisions or monitors larger than 32
inches, console televisions, appliances, microwaves and items that
contain Freon. Contact a local Best Buy store for more information.
Dell - Dell offers free returns on all Dell branded products.
For more information go to
Did You Know?
Your printer cartridges can be refilled or recycled at Walgreens.
Office Depot and Staples offers electronic recycling,
too! Contact them to see what they are currently offering.