Stereo Equipment

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FREE Household Hazardous and Electronic Waste Collection Event July 6, 2024

Saturday, July 6, 2024

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Stereo equipment can be dropped off for recycling at any S.A.F.E. Center or the following locations:

22025 Hawthorne Blvd | (310) 540-3093
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2748 Pacific Coast Highway | (310) 784-2410
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Never Throw in the Garbage

Stereo equipment contains toxic chemicals that can leach into the environment, so never throw them in the garbage. Small electronics contain chemicals such as brominated flame retardants, mercury, cadmium and lead, which can pollute waterways.

Alternative Ways to Recycle


Best Buy Recycling Program

Best Buy will recycle stereo systems and other home electronics for free. There is a limit of three items per household per day. Find the nearest Best Buy.


Dell Reconnect Drop-Off and Mail-Back Program

Dell Reconnect will accept any brand of stereo systems at many Goodwill drop-off locations. They accept them with or without cords. If there isn’t one near you, you can still use their free mail-back program if you are recycling Dell products or wish to purchase a new Dell product. Find out more.


Staples offers free, in-store recycling for unwanted electronics, including stereo receivers and other electronics. They do not accept large speakers. Locate the nearest Staples.