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Pickup Policy

Qualifying Items

Nerd Recycling will pick up all of your e-waste free of charge when you recycle at least two (2) of the following qualifying items:

  • Computers (Laptops, Desktops and Servers)
  • Flat Screen TVs (LED, LCD or Plasma)
  • Network Switches (Minimum 8 Intelligent ports)
  • Uninterrupted Power Supplies (Backup Batteries/UPS)
  • Pro Audio Components (some consumer audio will qualify – please call to discuss)

If this qualifier is not met, no problem! We’re happy to pick up your e-waste for $50, payable by cash, check or credit/debit card.


Due to physical limitations and legal guidelines, we are unable to accept the following through our automated system. Please call us if you need to recycle any of the following:

  • Medical devices
  • Any single item over 80 lbs. (Items weighing more than 80 lbs. are acceptable but might add an additional fee)

You may also drop off your e-waste free of charge Tuesday thru Friday from 10:00am – 5:00pm at our Santee office located at 10020 Prospect Ave #A14, Santee, CA 92071

We’re here to help! Please contact us if you have any questions or special requests.

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