Electronic Recycling

Lake County, IN 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, schools, or organizations.


Cedar Lake Public Works Dept.
8550 Lakeshore Drive
Cedar Lake, IN
Hours: 7am - 3pm, Monday-Friday
(219) 374-7478

City of Gary Recycling Department
900 Madison Street
Gary, IN
Hours: 8 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday
(219) 882-8445, Ext. 3

Crown Point Street Department
705 Industrial Blvd.
Crown Point, IN
Hours: 7:30 am - 2:30 pm, Monday - Friday
(219) 662-3252, Option 3

Highland Public Works
8001 Kennedy Ave.
Highland, IN
Hours: 8:00-3:30, Monday - Friday and 8:30-2:30, Saturday
(219) 972-5083

Hobart City Barns
340 S. Shelby
Hobart, IN
Hours:  8 am - 2 pm, Monday - Friday
(219) 942-6121

Lowell Street Department
598 Union Avenue
Lowell, IN
Hours: 8 am - 3 pm, Monday - Friday
(219) 696-4455

Munster Public Works Dept.
508 Fisher Street
Munster, IN
Hours: 7:30 am - 2 pm, Monday-Friday
(219) 836-8810

Whiting City Garage
1915 Front Street
Whiting, IN
Hours: 8 am - 2 pm, Monday - Friday
(219) 659-1219


Computers (PCs & Laptops)
Palm Pilots
Zip Drives
Keyboards, cords & mice
Hard Drives
Adding Machines
Cell Phones
Fax Machines
DVD Players
Electronic Games (Nintendo, PlayStation, etc.)


Residents living in Dyer, Highland, Lake of Four Seasons or St. John can contact their Public Works Department for information on electronic recycling in their community.

Amazon - Visit https://www.amazon.com/tradein for product trade-in information.  Amazon also offers a mail-in recycling program. 

Best Buy - Best Buy is the nation's largest retail recycler of used electronics and appliances.  Best Buy will take all kinds of used tech, regardless of where you bought it, how old it is or who made it.

A fee is charged for some items including tube TVs, portable TVs, and TVs smaller than 50".  Contact your local Best Buy store for more details. 

Additional information regarding Best Buy's electronic recycling program can be found at http://www.bestbuy.com/recycle

Dell - Dell offers free returns on all Dell branded products. For more information go to http://www.dell.com/recycle


Your printer cartridges can be refilled or recycled at Walgreens.

Office Depot and Staples offer electronic recycling, too! Contact them to see what they are currently offering.


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