1.  Visit the North Carolina Environmental Quality website for recycling options offered by computer and television manufacturers. All computer and television manufacturers are required to offer recycling options for the equipment they manufacture.

2.  Conduct an Internet search for companies that are accepting and in some cases offering rebates for electronic items such as MP3 players, wireless phones, electronic camcorders, etc. Some stores sometimes offer trade-in programs for computers, monitors, digital cameras, camcorders, game systems and other gadgets.

3.  Take unwanted electronics to the curb for Solid Waste crews to remove within 72 hours of your collection day. The fee for this collection is $25 per electronic device.