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What Is E-Waste?


E-waste is a popular, informal name for electronic products nearing the end of their "useful life." Computers, televisions, VCRs, stereos, copiers, and fax machines are common electronic products. Many of these products can be reused, refurbished, or recycled.

You can recycle your old electronic devices easily with Matrix MCT. Give us a call and we will set up an appointment to pick up you recycle with no charge.

E-waste includes:

  • Cell phones, PDAs, pagers 

  • Computer monitors 

  • Computer software disks 

  • Computers/CPUs 

  • Laptop computers 

  • Photocopiers 

  • Printers/scanners/fax machines 

  • Stereos/radios/MP3 players or iPods 

  • Telephones/answering machines 

  • Televisions (including plasma and LCD) 

  • VCRs/DVD players 

  • Video game consoles

Contact information

Customer Service


phone: (619) 277-7518

Hours of Operation

Mon - Sat 9am to 7pm

Why can't I just throw my old devices and batteries away?

If your electronics wind up in a landfill, they don't just leave behind wires and plastic (which is a huge problem in itself). If dumped or improperly disposed of, e-waste can damage you and the environment.

Most electronics contain toxic materials like lead, flame retardants, and chromium.  These materials can cause damage to human kidneys, the blood and the nervous system, Ilene Lubell, president of the Mayer Metals Corporation, which recycles old electronics for businesses

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