E-waste is discarded electronics that, when improperly disposed, have the potential of harming our ecosystem. Many electronics carry heavy metals like mercury, lead, lithium, and other hazardous materials that can pollute the air when incinerated or contaminate our ecosystem if thrown into landfills.
So..... What are you allowed to recycle?
Televisions and monitors, including various technologies such as Cathode Ray Tube (CRT), flat panel (LCD, LED and plasma) and rear projection.
Includes corded and cordless telephones, as well as telephone answering machines.
Desktop computers (including those acting as servers) and all bundled keyboards, mice, cables and internal components.
Includes portable computers such as laptops, netbooks, notebooks and tablets.
Includes both wired and wireless manual input devices such as keyboards, mice and trackballs.
Printers designed to reside on a work surface, including laser and LED, ink jet, dot matrix, thermal, dye sublimation and “multi-function” copy, scan, fax and print devices. Stand-alone desktop fax machines are also included in this category.
Includes docking speakers, portable stereos, portable CD players, portable audio recorders, tape/radio players, digital media (MP3) players, voice recorders, and digital and video cameras.
Includes VCRs, DVD and CD players, speakers, amplifiers, receivers, data projectors and similar audio/video systems.
Includes pre-packaged disc player/speaker/amplifier systems for use with video or television display to create a home theatre experience.
Floor-standing photocopiers and Multi-Function Devices (MFDs). This will include all printing and copying devices, utilizing all printing technologies, that are floor-standing models and can print on media with dimensions up to 48" wide.
Includes amplifiers, equalizers, speakers and audio/video components.
Cellular phones, including those offering camera, video recording and/or audio functions; smartphones (cell-enabled); cell-enabled PDAs utilizing touch-screen. technology; cell-enabled handheld devices.
Do you have any textiles and house hold items that you would like to drop off as well?
Diabetes Canada will be on site with their truck.
Here is a list of what they accept:
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