Additional Disposal Instructions

TV's, Computer & Related Components

Information from the Department of Environmental Protection: 
New Electronics Recycling Law states that consumers and businesses can no longer dispose of covered devices, such as computers, laptops, monitors, and televisions with their trash. 
DEP also has a toll-free hotline at 800-346-4242 for questions about electronic recycling requirements.


Places Accepting Televisions ONLY for Recycle/Disposal:
TV Disposal - COVANTA, 2209 South 58th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, 
Free TV, computer, and monitor drop off the first and third Wednesdays of each month between 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. 

For more information, review the Website or call 215-729-3770.

Other Ways to Dispose:

  • Salvation Army at 66 Chester Pike in Darby will accept working TVs of all sizes.
  • Salvation Army - view the Salvation Army website for details and donations (only working TVs)
  • Best Buy does RECYCLE TVs and other electronics, they tend to change their policy at times, so it is best to call first - 610-604-7474
  • Staples will accept computers, not monitors or TVs.
  • List of facilities in Delaware County accepting these items: view list under "Delaware County" (PDF)
  • Working and non-working vehicles Vehicle Donation Link
  • eForce Recycling Link to Homepage


If you dispose of old carpets/rugs, you must cut them up into 3 feet or 4 feet sections and tie them with twine for easy handling.

Used Motor Oil, Anti-Freeze, Car Batteries and Tires

Take motor oil, antifreeze, and car batteries to a service station that accepts them. 

Click HERE for the list of businesses that accept these items.

Click HERE for information on Tire Disposal.


Styrofoam packing is not recyclable. Styrofoam containers and cups are not recyclable. Please put it in regular trash. Packing peanuts should be saved and reused or taken to a packaging/shipping store for reuse. Do not include them with your recycling discard them with regular trash if unable to reuse them.

Packing Materials 

The UPS store in Media (1167 W. Baltimore Pike, Media) recycles all packing materials, such as plastic packing, foam, and peanuts.