Electronics Recycling

Computers and electronic devices contain hazardous materials, such as mercury. If not properly disposed of, these hazardous materials can contaminate our water, soil, and endanger our health.

Since 2002, ACDEM has partnered with OmniSource to offer a year-round Electronics Recycling program to Allen County residents, businesses and nonprofit agencies.  Indiana law (IC 13-20.5) banned electronics from landfill disposal in 2011.

Allen County residents can drop off unwanted computer and electronic equipment at:

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OmniSource
1430 Meyer Road, Fort Wayne
Monday through Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-noon

Enter at Gate 1

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Televisions, CRTs, and monitors:

Under 46 inches=$10

Over 47 inches=$20

Residents will be assessed a minimal fee of $5 to recycle up to FIVE items per trip, with a 15 item limit.

  • Answering Machines
  • Audio Tapes/Video Tapes
  • Blue Tooth Enabled Peripherals
  • Boom Boxes
  • Calculators
  • Camcorders
  • Cameras
  • Cassette Players
  • CD Players
  • Cell Phones
  • Circuit Boards & Loose Circuit Boards
  • Copy Machines
  • Cords & Cables (power, USB, etc.)
  • CPUs
  • Drives (Hard, Zip, CD, Tape)
  • DVD Players
  • DVR Players
  • Fax Machines
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops
  • MP3 Players/iPods
  • Monitors
  • Mouse
  • Motherboards
  • Pagers
  • Palm Organizers
  • Paper Shredders
  • Personal Computer Units (includes hard drive/desktop CPU, keyboard, modem, CD/Zip/tape drive, printer & mouse)
  • Portable Stereo Devices
  • Printers (Bubble, Jet, Dot Matrix, Laser)
  • Networking Devices
  • Radio/Stereo Components
  • Routers
  • Scanners
  • Speakers
  • Stereos with or without speakers
  • Telephones
  • Telephone Equipment
  • Terminals
  • Typewriters (electronic)
  • UPS
  • VCRs
  • Video Game Players & Accessories
  • Video Tapes/Audio Tapes (10 count as one item)

Electronics collected in Allen County for recycling by ACDEM are de-manufactured by a certified contractor located in Indiana.