TV (CRT) Alternative ways to recycle Illegal in Garbage & Drains E-Waste Drop-Off Cathode-ray Tube (CRT) televisions can be dropped off at Burbank Recycle Center’s Drop Zone, Household Hazardous Waste collection centers, or you can schedule a Bulky Item Pickup through the the City of Burbank Public Works Department. Never Throw in the Trash Many older TVs contain hazardous waste, such as lead and cadmium, that could leach into the environment. These chemicals are dangerous, so don’t throw TVs in the trash. Alternative Ways to Recycle Best Buy's Electronics and Appliances Recycling Program Best Buy will take back CRV TVs for a $25 fee; up to two TVs are accepted from each household per day. If your CRT TV is larger than 32 inches, you cannot drop it off, but they will pick it up free of charge if you have a new product delivered. Find a location here. Apple Store Gift Card Apple runs a reuse and recycling program for unwanted iPhones, iPads, Mac or PC computers and displays. Depending on the condition of your electronics, Apple can give you credit if they have monetary value. Find out more.