E-waste generated from Sioux Falls residents can be recycled for free at the Household Hazardous Waste facility. Electronics accepted by the city are then responsibly recycled by SEAM.
Electronics like Televisions (TVs), computers, monitors and phones are made of heavy metals and harmful chemicals such as lead and cadmium that can compromise the effectiveness of landfill liners and leach into the ground. Effective May 4, 2004, a City of Sioux Falls ordinance banned electronics from the Sioux Falls Regional Sanitary Landfill.
When electronics are recycled properly, components can be recovered and reused in newer technologies, however they CANNOT be thrown in your recycling bin at home.