SW Recycling is based in Willmar, MN. It started as a white
goods recycler, and with the ever changing environment we
added electronics recycling. SW Recycling is a registered
collector and recycler for electronics and a licensed appliance
recycler with the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MNR000069187).
What is E-waste?
E-waste is any waste that has a circuit board
or a cathode ray tube (CRT). This includes items that businesses
and homes use every day, such as computers and their peripherals,
televisions, telephones and fax machines. CRTs and the circuit
boards within electronic equipment contain lead at levels
that can cause the item to exceed Toxicity Characteristic
Leaching Procedure (TCLP) criteria, resulting in a hazardous
are CRT’s important?
CRTs are considered the largest single source of lead in Minnesota's
municipal waste, containing 5-8 pounds of lead per unit. Lead
makes up approximately 20% of each CRT. The ban will keep toxic
lead out of landfills and will increase the amount of materials
What Happens at Recycling…
SW Recycling de-manufactures the electronics and ships to down
stream recyclers that process raw materials. No electronics
end up in landfills.
Do We Recycle?
Computers, Printers, Copy machines, Monitors, Hard Drives, Laptops,
Batteries, Televisions, Floppy drives, PDAs, Wires, Routers
& Hubs, Calculators, Amplifiers, Fax machines, Electronic
games, Scanners, Microprocessors, VCRs, Communications gear,
Mother boards, Tape players, Cell phones, Video cards, Cathodes,
Chips, Diskettes, Telecommunication Gear & Radios. Certified
hard drive and memory media destruction also available.
Refrigerators, Dehumidifiers, Air Conditioners, Dishwashers,
Stoves, Washers, Dryers, Freezers, Microwaves, Televisions,
Furnaces, Hot Water Heaters, Central Air Conditioners, Water
Softeners, Vacuum Cleaners and also small appliances such as
Coffee Makers, Toasters, and more.
We offer semi & annual municipal & county recycling
clean-ups. We also provide disaster recovery services.