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ecycling center

OUR WORK
The city of Lexington’s recently renovated Electronics Recycling drop-off center
on Versailles Road accepts residential electronic waste Monday through Saturday. The Center
does not accept items from businesses, including home businesses, or not-for-profit organizations,
such as churches or schools, etc. This service is for Fayette County residents only.

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Where We Are Located: 
The Electronics Recycling Center is located at 1306 Versailles Road in the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Campus’ warehouse.

  • To drop off items, follow the posted signs to the back of the property.
  • Enter the building on the left side and your items will be unloaded for you.

HOURS OF OPERATION ARE:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 8 a.m. -- 4 p.m.

Wednesday: Noon -- 4 p.m.

Saturday: 8 a.m. -- noon.

Closed on government holidays.

 

 

What we accept

What We Accept:
We accept only the following items: 

  • Computers, printers, copiers
  • Printer cartridges
  • Toner cases
  • Handheld games
  • Cell phones and other communication devices
  • Microwave ovens
  • Televisions and monitors
  • CDs, DVDs and their cases
  • VHS and cassette tapes
  • Audio and video players/equipment
  • Small corded electrical items (such as toasters, hair dryers, or radios)
  • Holiday lights and extension cords
  • Fluorescent light tubes (no CFLs)
  • MP3 players, PDAs, laptops and electronic tablets
  • Rechargeable batteries (no automotive/lead-acid or household alkaline batteries accepted)
  • We do not accept Compact Flourescent Lighbulbs (CFLs). Home Depot and Lowe's will take them for free.

How to dispose of a large appliance.

For safety reasons, we cannot accept items that are not still structurally intact, such as TVs with broken screens. These items should be taken to the Bluegrass Waste Alliance transfer station at 1505 Old Frankfort Pike. Call (859) 281-1094 for more information.


Businesses, churches and not-for-profit organizations that need to dispose
of electronic items can contact:

  • Global Environmental Services in Georgetown, Kentucky 
    at (502) 570-8545 or go to gesrecycles.com.
  • Veolia ES Technical Solutions. Contact is Chad Buck
    at (502) 375-2386 or chad.buck@veoliaes.com.

 

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Last updated: 6/9/2014 8:37:47 AM