Proper Disposal of CRT TVs

A computer monitor or TV screen with a digital display.

If you have an old CRT TV that you want to dispose of, it's important to do so responsibly to avoid harming the environment. CRT TVs contain harmful substances such as lead and mercury, which can be toxic if they end up in landfills.

Here are a few methods to properly recycle or dispose of your CRT TV:

  1. Take it to a recycling center: Many communities have recycling centers that accept electronics for proper disposal. Find a center near you and drop off your CRT TV there. Make sure to call ahead to confirm that they accept CRT TVs.
  2. Donate it: If your CRT TV is still in working condition, consider donating it to a local charity or community organization. They might be able to make use of it or find a new home for it.
  3. Contact a specialized e-waste recycler: There are companies that specialize in recycling electronic waste, including CRT TVs. They will ensure that the TV is properly dismantled and the components are recycled or disposed of safely.