How do I get rid of a television?

If the TV works:

To donate: 

  • Please contact the location first to ask if they accept TVs 
  • Thrift stores such as the Salvation Army, Goodwill, Habitat for Humanity Restores, etc.
  • Some video game stores accept them; they may have customers looking for old TVs to use with older gaming systems
  • Schools, school/public libraries, homeless shelters may have a use for them
  • An online search for " where to donate a TV" should yield some ideas - add your zip code for a customized search

To sell: 

  • Craigslist
  • Facebook Marketplace
  • An online search for "where to sell a TV" may offer additional ideas


To recycle: 

Please contact the location first to ask if they accept TVs, is there a fee, etc.

  • Best Buy (for a fee)
  • Other stores that sell TVs
  • Capital Region Electronics Recycling - their website has a list of what they accept and additional information, call 518-948-4235
  • Click HERE for a NYS Department of Environmental Conservation list of sites that collect Electronic Waste - note that not all are drop-off locations 
  • An online search for "where to recycle a TV" may offer ideas - add your zip code for a customized search





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