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How to safely dispose of electrical cords

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 Electrical cords, plugs and wires


Small quantities of electrical cords

Put broken and used electrical cords and wires in your black cart as garbage.

Large quantities of electrical cords

Take old electrical cords to a City landfill for scrap metal recycling. Landfill charges will apply. This includes the following items:

  • Extension cords and power bars
  • Electrical plugs and wires
  • Network and ethernet cables (CAT5, blue cables etc.)
  • Coaxial cables
  • Phone cords

Landfill locations listed below:

Electrical cords


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