Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding


Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding



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Electronic Waste Collection



Moorpark residents have many free options to properly dispose of electronic waste.  Please visit our How Do I Dispose of... Guide for lists of locations that accept various types of electronic waste year round.  You may also take electronic waste to the City's Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding events.

Additionally, you may dispose of up to three electronic items per address, per year, for free by taking them to your waste hauler. Contact your waste hauler for drop-off location information and hours:

  • Waste Management: (805) 522-9400
  • Moorpark Rubbish Disposal: (805) 526-1919

Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding Events



The City hosts free Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding events each year for Moorpark residents on Saturdays in January, May, and September.  The events take place at the Moorpark Public Services Facility (627 Fitch Avenue, map) from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The next event dates are:

  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Saturday, January 20, 2018
No appointments are necessary - just show up at your convenience.  More than 500 Moorpark residents attend each event, though, so don't wait until the last minute!  The events are busiest between 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., and the least busy between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.  The following types of E-Waste are accepted at City events:
Electronic Waste about to be loaded onto truck
  • Televisions (all types of screens)
  • Computers
  • Monitors
  • Cell Phones (including accessories)
  • Printers
  • Radios
  • VCRs and DVD Players
  • Tablets
  • Fax Machines
  • Video Game Consoles and Controllers
Additionally, the City will accept certain types of universal waste for free, including:

  • Fluorescent Light Tubes
  • Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs)
  • Household Batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, 9V)
The following items are not accepted at the City's E-Waste events:

  • No Car Batteries
  • No Lamp Ballasts
  • No Smoke or Carbon Monoxide Detectors
If you need to dispose of other types of waste, please visit our How Do I Dispose of... Guide.

Paper Shredding



Moorpark residents may bring boxes or bags of paper documents for shredding, and we will shred everything on trucks immediately, on-site, usually at no cost!

  • File Boxes: First 6 boxes free ($4.00 for each additional box)
  • Grocery Bags: First 12 grocery bags free ($2.00 for each additional bag)
People moving carts of paper from private vehicles to shredding trucks

Contact Us



If you have any questions regarding the City's Electronic Waste and Paper Shredding events, please E-mail or call us at (805) 517-6294.