Old computers and televisions should not be placed at the curb for collection. Computers, TV's, cell phones and other electronic devices contain many valuable components that can and should be recycled. In addition, computers contain several heavy metals that ought to be kept out of the landfill. All these items are accepted at the City of Madison drop off sites for recycling. Some require fees. For details
In the past, many people looked to donate their old computers to schools, charities or non-profit organizations. Unfortunately most of these organizations no longer accept used computers.
If you would like to donate an old computer, please call first to see if the organization of your choice will accept your machine.