Electronics

Drop-off Options

electronics

Greentec collects and processes the electronic waste that is accepted at each of our waste facilities. Greentec recovers metals, glass and plastics from e-waste for recycling.

Please follow staff directions for proper material placement.

There is no charge to recycle your waste electronics

 Acceptable items include:

  • computers, monitors, wiring, peripherals including modems
  • printers, photocopiers, fax machines, scanners, typewriters
  • phones, cellphones, pagers, PDAs
  • answering machines, electric typewriters
  • stereo systems, TVs, digital frames, cameras, audio/video recorders and players (MP3, cassette, digital)
  • cable and satellite receivers

 The following items are NOT accepted:

  • games, toys
  • power tools
  • small household appliances, such as microwaves, toasters, blenders

Drop-off Options 

Reuse options:

  • if the items can be reused, give away to family or friends, donate to local community groups, charities, or Computers for Schools
  • use the County of Welllington's Recyclopedia or Wellington Reuses to find additional reuse opportunities
  • take to a Reuse Centre at a County waste facility (fees apply)
  • find out about local organizations that accept computers for reuse, refurbishment, or dismantling
  • remember to remove all personal or confidential data from equipment and drives or find out if the organization has suitable privacy protection measures in place to ensure your information cannot be accessed

Recycling options:

Solid Waste Services is partnering with Greentec to accept e-waste at each of our waste facilities. Simply place e-waste beside the dedicated bins, as directed by site staff. 

 electronics recycling bin at sites

or

  • contact the supplier (retail outlet) or the manufacturer to find out about their recycling options
  • check out the Ontario Electronic Stewardship Recycle Your Electronics website for more recycling options

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