A-Z Recycling Guide -- Cameras and Photo Equipment
Eco-Cycle CHaRM (Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials)
6400 Arapahoe Rd. (co-located with ReSource)
Boulder, CO 80303
Phone: (303) 444-6634
Accepted materials: Digital cameras, video cameras, and other types of electronic cameras. A recycling fee of $2 for small items and $4 for larger items will be charged. Metal tripods, mechanical projectors and cables can be recycled at no charge. Vehicles that come to CHaRM are charged a $3 facility use fee per visit in addition to any per-item fees.
Please visit the CHaRM website for the full list of accepted materials, fees, current hours and more details.
Flatirons Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1 Park St.
Broomfield, CO 80020
Phone: (303) 404-2008
Accepted materials: Camera and photograph equipment, film or digital. See website for list of acceptable items or call number provided with any questions. They reserve the right to decline any goods depending on their current needs so call before to confirm. Please call for pickup of large donations, to verify current acceptability of donations, and to ask any questions you might have.
American Birding Association
4945 N 30th St., Ste. #200
Colorado Springs, CO 80919
Phone: (800) 850-2473
Accepted materials: Digital cameras, spotting scopes, backpacks, tripods, GPS units and field guides in good condition or better. Birders' Exchange is a bird conservation program of the American Birding Association.
Service provided: They collect used and new birding equipment and redistribute it, free of charge, to researchers, conservationists, and educators working to conserve birds and their habitats in the Neotropics. These donations help their Latin American partners to develop local conservation strategies and to educate local citizens about bird conservation and ecosystem-wide habitat protection. Check website for current needs or call the number above.
Phone: (800) 385-2155
Service provided: Canon recycles printers, film scanners and video equipment for a small, flat fee. Order a pre-paid shipping label through the website or phone number above. See website for more details.
Accepted Materials: Digital field cameras -- see full list of accepted materials and guidelines at www.projectvets.org/donate-equipment. Veterinary and medical equipment and supplies and computer hardware and software in good-to-excellent working condition. Also accepted: Vet textbooks published within the past 10 years.