***Please be advised: We have cancelled all upcoming E-Waste events due to Covid-19, until further notice. —— 2020 E-Waste Schedule We are supporting Their Opportunity this year. Their Opportunity exists to provide low-income families with the means to enroll their children in local sports programs. The organization aims to alleviate the financial costs of sports enrollment fees. By doing this, children can develop the confidence, social skills and healthy lifestyle attainable through … Read more »

East Coast E-Waste Program Celebrates One Year and Reflects On The Results Recycle NB celebrated the first year of their electronic waste initiative. The organization is a province-wide environmental group whose mandate is to promote waste reduction and responsible and sustainable waste management. The organization exists to ensure that materials designated by the Minister of the Environment are managed in an environmentally sensitive way. Recycle NB currently manages stewardship plans for … Read more »

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January 9, 2018
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The world has an electronic waste problem. This isn’t news, and we’ve been talking about this kind of thing for a while. Environmental Handling Fees (EHFs) are charged on the sale and distribution of all new electronic products regulated in Ontario. Paid at the time of purchase, the fee reflects the actual program cost to collect, transport and responsibly recycle each electronic category the end of its useful life. The … Read more »

June 2015 was a busy month for us. We picked up just over 45,000 lbs. of electronic waste. That’s about 20 tons of e-waste diverted from landfills in Ottawa. You might be wondering what we collected. Well…here goes… 60% of the e-waste collected were old computer monitors and televisions. 20%  was DVD, CD and VHS players and other miscellaneous and associated e-waste of those items. 15% were old computer towers/ … Read more »