Q: When can I drop off my e-waste at your facility?
A: During normal business hours, currently Monday through Friday - 7:30am until 3:00pm And Saturdays 8:00am until 12:00pm. We are closed on Sundays. (Please see main page and/or events for holiday closings)
Q: How do I know if you will accept my stuff?
A: We accept any items that have to do with electronics. *please see note for unacceptable items
Q: What is free to recycle?
A: Practically Anything the oporerated cord or batteries, Including televisions! **please see restricted items at the bottom.
Q: Will my hard drive data be destroyed?
A: Yes, GME offers Free Guaranteed Data Destruction using DoD 5220.22-M methods at the
Q: How is the data on my hard drive physically destroyed?
A: Each hard drive's information platters are punched out and can be also shredded upon request.
Q: Are my electronics that I drop off getting sent to China or developing countries?
A: NO, electronics are processed in West Hartford at the GME Recycling Facility and with approved down stream vendors.
Q: Does GME put any electronic waste in the landfills?
A: No, GME has a strict Zero Landfill policy.
Q: Is there any limit to how much e-waste I can drop off?
A: NO, you can drop off one piece or even a thousand pieces.
Q: Is GME for West Hartford residents only?
A: No, anybody from anywhere can use the free drop-off center, residential and commercial.
Q: Is swapping electronic items allowed?
Q: Does GME offer Guaranteed Data Destruction for business?
A: Absolutely, however, it is a pay service. Please inquire within for business data destruction. We also now offer on-site data destruction and media shredding for businesses. Call for more info.
Q: Will you come to my home to pick up my items?
A: Due to time constraints, we cannot offer residential pickup. Please feel free to use ourquick and easy free drop-off during normal business hours.
Q: What are acceptable forms of payment?
A: We accept CASH or CHECK.
Q: Will you destroy my hard drive in front of me?
A: Yes, however, due to time constraints, there is a $20 fee.
**We no longer are accepting**
Washers/Dryers, Household batteries, microwaves, vacuums, appliances with refrigerant (dehumidifiers, airconditioners, refrigerators, watercoolers, etc), or lightbulbs.
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