Some places to recycle items for free include recycling classified ads such as Freecycle.org, local recycling companies and electronics companies such as Best Buy. Look into local recycling programs to find the free programs available.
In Washington State, the E-Cycle Washington program offers completely free recycling of electronics. Drop-off sites throughout the site accept items that include e-readers, DVD players, televisions, computers and monitors. The website also lists retailers where electronics can be recycled for free.
Freecycle.org is an online classifieds network designed specifically for items to be given away or recycled for free to people who can use them. This reuse helps to keep the items out of local landfills. Posting items and using the website is free.