What happens to my electronics once I drop them off at a collection?

SWALCO contracts with Electronic Recyclers International (ERI) to recycle the electronics. All electronics are manually or mechanically demanufactured within ERI's processing facility.  All base metals, plastics and glass are then sold as a commodity.  Hard drives and memory are shredded and added to the recycled metals. None of the electronics are reused, or exported as whole units.

Electronic Recyclers International

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1. Can I get my gasoline container back?
2. How do I establish service, add or replace a collection container or inquire about billing matters?
3. Where do I dispose of alkaline batteries?
4. Who is my garbage collection vendor?
5. How do I properly dispose of pharmaceuticals, prescriptions, medications, and supplements?
6. How can I find out about future recycling events?
7. Why can't I drop off my HCW at any time?
8. What goes in my curbside bin?
9. What can I put in SWALCO's Clothing & Textile bins?
10. Dehumidifiers. Where can I recycle these?
11. What can I bring to the household chemical waste (HCW) events?
12. Where can I recycle or dispose of my microwave?
13. Are there any Shredding Events scheduled?
14. I live in an apartment building or townhouse, how can I recycle?
15. Does SWALCO have resources that might be helpful to teachers, PTO members, Scout Troop leaders, educators or youth group leaders looking for resources, programs and activities?
16. What happens to my electronics once I drop them off at a collection?