Are you willing to support your  Kitchener  business as well as the planet? Recycling My Electronics™ offers customized secure, safe recycling solutions for your company, ITAD, and IC&I – and we also support recycling for residential customers.

Since its inception, EPRA/Recycle My Electronics has set the bar for secure, safe electronics recycling by implementing custom recycling solutions for  Kitchener  residents and businesses.

As an award-winning non-profit, industry-led organization, EPRA/Recycle My Electronics has a network of reputable processing facilities, transporters, and drop-off sites located in the  Kitchener

As a representative of over 7,800 Stewards across nine provinces and across more than 1,400 municipalities, EPRA/Recycle My Electronics helps divert electronics from landfills and helps stop illegal exports by offering accessible and secure recycling of electronics with more than 2,500 approved drop-off sites.

We collaborate across multiple regulatory and logistical challenges to ensure that materials are collected, recycled, and processed in a safe, eco-friendly, secure method.


Recycling Electronics in Kitchener .

Under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economic Act, the new regulation on electronics in Ontario is in force on January 1, 2021.

The law moves Ontario to an individual producer responsibility model managed by the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority.

Producers have the option of covering the costs of the program by incorporating the expense into the price of the product or paying an environmental handling fee or recycling fee per unit sold.

A not-for-profit, industry-led with a nationwide platform that keeps costs down, EPRA/Recycle My Electronics programs offer high-quality, low-cost services that both consumers and producers depend on. We have a deep understanding of the industry and an impressive track record of meeting the requirements of regulators for compliance. We can be trusted as we’ve been chosen to represent our electronics industry by the electronics industry.

Look for the Recycle MY Electronics LEAF when dropping off electronics for recycling. Recycle MY Electronics only works with recyclers that have been verified under the national Electronics Recycling Standard (ERS), which was designed by the electronics industry to ensure that electronics are recycled in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Our Recycler Qualification Office (RQO) verifies the recyclers against the ERS requirements. This ensures that recyclers are maintaining appropriate environmental, health and safety controls and are properly handling all materials to divert electronics from landfill and illegal export, not to mention, conserve the planet – from where you live/work – here in Markham.

There’s plenty of imitators suggesting they support safe recycling, conservation and sustainability. Look for the Recycle MY Electronics LEAF – it’s a registered trademark for to help Canadians identify safe and secure electronic recycling, to ensure you are helping your business, and helping the environment.[/one]


What can I recycle?

  • Recycling Answering Machines and Non-Cellular Phones in Kitchener
    • Telephones (VoIP, satellite telephones, fixed and wireless); telephone answering machines (analog and digital); conference/speaker telephones.
  • Recycling Desktop Computers in Kitchener
    • Tower/desktop servers; mini-desktop computers or thin clients; desktop computers (including servers); computer terminals.
  • Recycling Portable Computers in Kitchener
    • Minicomputers; mobile computing; tablet pc’s; mini-laptops; laptops.
  • Recycling Video Game and Computer Peripherals in Kitchener
    • Keyboards; joysticks; touchpad mouse; mouse; tracking balls; external optical disk drives; keypads; HDMI switches; numeric pads; media readers; bridges, wireless stations, switches, range extenders; external floppy disk drives; external hard disk drives; Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapters (EMTA); routers/modems; video game controllers, sensors, balance boards, along with other input devices; digitizing tablets without display; hard disk duplicators; Network-Attached Storage devices (NAS); chargers*; cables*; remotes*; toner cartridges*; memory cards*; USB keys*; connectors*.
      • *These goods are accepted by all authorized drop-off points in EPRA-Québec’s network but are not susceptible to the EHF.
    • Recycling Desktop Printers, Fax Machines, Scanners, Copiers and Multi-Function Devices in Kitchener
      • Toner cartridges; desktop fax and copiers; digital desktop scanners; thermal printers; camera dock printers; desktop label, barcode, and card printers; desktop printers; desktop photo and negative scanners; desktop business card scanners; desktop MFDs; desktop cheque scanners.
      • *Floor-standing products are not accepted through the program. Please contact the maker.
    • Recycling Personal/Portable Audio/Video Systems in Kitchener
      • Headphones, earphones and microphones; handheld gaming systems; MP3 players; e-book readers; handheld barcode readers; portable displays – screen size < 10in; digital photo key chains; portable tape players/recorders; portable stereos, including those enabled for connecting to wireless Internet; clock radios; headsets (wired and wireless, including Bluetooth); portable disc (CD, DVD, VHS, Blu-ray, etc.) players/ recorders; docking stations for portable digital players; smartphones along with other portable devices; portable digital players; portable docking/compact/folding speakers (wired and wireless including Wi-Fi or Bluetooth); portable cassette or digital audio/voice recorders; digital camera models; Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs); handheld satellite radio receivers; portable printers (e.g., portable photo printers ); camcorders/camcorders; portable scanners (business card/photo negative scanners); digital frames; portable multimedia projectors; sound, image and wave storage devices; webcams; multi-function satellite radios which include CD, MP3, FM radio or any other audio functions; HD antennas; portable two-way radios/GMRS radios/ CB radios/FRS radios/walkie-talkies; odometers; audio baby monitors; baby video monitor and camera systems; handheld GPS receivers made to be used for leisure or sport (e.g. hiking GPS).
    • Recycling Non-Portable Audio/Video Systems in Kitchener
      • Laser disc players/recorders; karaoke machines; digital projectors; cable and satellite digital receivers/set-top boxes; digital video recorders (DVRs); personal video recorders (PVRs); non-portable disc players/recorders (DVD, Blu-ray, etc.); audio speaker systems; non-portable AM/FM and satellite radios; audio speaker systems packages; converters; analog and digital camcorders for home security or any other closed circuit use at home; video cassette players (VCRs)/video projectors; amplifiers; turn-tables/record players; non-portable multimedia projectors; non-portable combination multimedia players; non-portable/non-commercial gaming consoles (TV or screen required); frequency equalizers; multimedia players/recorders; non-portable combination cassette; other digital music recorders/players.
    • Recycling Home Theatre inside a Box in Kitchener
      • Home theatre image, video and audio equipment sold like a package/bundle having a single point-of-sale SKU supplied in one original equipment manufacturer (OEM), including: peripheral audio devices; video and audio equipment sold like a package/bundle which is used in residential and non-residential locations.
    • Recycling Vehicle Audio/Video and Navigation Systems in Kitchener
      • Aftermarket vehicle video and audio components, including: video player systems; amplifiers; speakers; frequency equalizers; video displays (including individuals with built-in tuners); standalone or in-dash GPS or any other navigation systems created for use inside a vehicle (e.g. automotive or marine GPS receivers and components); in-dash radio, DVD, CD and/or cassette players (including individuals with integrated satellite radio and/or GPS/navigation functions); wall recessed speakers; backup cameras; ceiling speakers.
    • Recycling Cellular Devices and Pagers in Kitchener
      • Smartphones; cellphones, including those offering camera, video recording and/or audio functions.


Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) for  Kitchener

We invite you to let Recycle My Electronics™ help your company by assisting you with all industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) e-waste. We are committed to the safe and secure recycling of electronic equipment and every step through the entire process.

We’ll work with you directly to find the recycling solution that best suits your needs and helps you meet the legal requirement to recycle IC&I electronic waste safely, responsibly, and securely. As an industry leader with awards in the stewardship of the best-in-class electronic recycling programs, we are committed to the integrity and reliability of our electronic recycling process. We back this process by writing it down and also through our rigorous process of checking and balances.

As a Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO), EPRA/Recycle My Electronics™ is responsible for the safe and secure collection and recycling of electronics on behalf of the Stewards (Producers/Retailers/Distributors) we represent. With the most extensive network of qualified processors and drop-off facilities in Canada, we are uniquely positioned to support Ontario businesses in meeting their IC&I obligations.

Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD)

We at Recycle My Electronics™ believe in the integrity of our electronic recycling process. We offer customizable services to help the IT asset disposition (ITAD) with options that include white glove collection service, certified destruction of data, and a comprehensive tracking process to manage Intellectual Property (IP).

Everyone has sensitive and vital data on their laptops, devices, computers, or hard drives. Recycling electronics responsibly using Recycling My Electronics™ programs ensure the secure and safe destruction of personal information and intellectual property stored on your company’s hardware. Our data destruction process is confidential and uses advanced technology to wipe or physically erase data, hard drives, and electronics once they have been acquired. Recycle My Electronics™ also certifies in writing when all data on mobile devices, hard drives, or other electronic devices has been completely erased and destroyed.

Setting the Industry Standard

Recycle My Electronics™ only works with recyclers who have been verified under the national Electronics Recycling Standard (ERS) to ensure that electronics are recycled in a safe and environmentally sound manner. These processors are required to meet over 150 stringent safety protocols to ensure the safety of both their workers and the surrounding environment. EPRA/Recycle My Electronics™ was the catalyst for creating the Recycler Qualification Office (QR), which audits and reviews the ERS conditions for third-party verification.

When you recycle your electronics with Recycle My Electronics™ You’re contributing to:

  • Ensure secure and safe destruction of personal information stored on the hardware.
  • Ensure the safety and health of handlers and workers.
  • Recycle electronic waste from Canadian landfills.
  • Stop e-waste from being illegally exported or handled by unreliable recyclers, reducing environmental concerns for the earth.
  • Recover and recycle resources that can then be reintroduced to the supply chain of manufacturing while preserving natural resources.

The whole process from start to finish, Recycle My Electronics™, is dedicated to the integrity of their electronics recycling process. We offer a custom-designed, safe and secure recycling solution to fit your needs Here’s  Kitchener

Safe & Secure White Glove Recycling Service for Your Business

With just a phone call, you can arrange an e-waste pick up for your company. Recycling My Electronics™ provides a specific recycling service with white gloves for businesses at low-to-no cost and sets the global standard to ensure safe, secure, and certified data destruction.

Recycling your electronics at your business will free up storage or office space while improving the quality of life for the planet.

Customized Recycling Solutions that Work for  Kitchener

In  Kitchener  . Recycle My Electronics™ will contact you directly to locate the ideal recycling solution that meets your business needs. For instance, if you’re looking to remove electronics from your business or providing wheelie bins that are lockable, or wheelie bins for short or long-term electronics recycling, Recycle My Electronics™ is your single-source for e-waste recycle plan.

Resource Recovery & Recycling

A large portion of the components in our electronic equipment, including glass, plastic, copper, and silver, can be reused continuously without losing their qualities. By recycling your business IT equipment, the materials can be recovered, recycled, and reintegrated into the manufacturing supply chain, reducing our dependence on mining for new resources and decreasing our carbon footprint.

Safe & Secure Data Destruction

From beginning to end, Electronics™ is dedicated to the quality of its electronics recycling process. We prove this in writing as well as through our extensive procedure of balance and checks.

Certified Data Destruction

We at Recycle My Electronics™ ensure the safe and secure destruction of any proprietary or personal information stored on electronic devices. Our fast data destruction process uses advanced technology to erase or physically eliminate the hard drives, data, and electronics once they have been gathered.

We can provide a written statement certifying that all data stored by mobile devices, hard drives, or other electronic devices have been destroyed and completely removed.

Why is it crucial to recycle electronics using EPRA/Recycle My Electronics instead of an alternative location? If you take your electronic devices to EPRA/Recycle My Electronics authorized establishments, and you’re helping:

  • Ensure secure and safe destruction of any personal data that is stored on the hardware.
  • To ensure the health and safety of handlers as well as workers.
  • Recycle e-waste from Canadian landfills.
  • It is essential to stop e-waste from being illegally exported or handled by reckless recyclers. This will reduce environmental harm to the earth.
  • Recover and recycle resources could be put back to the supply chain of manufacturing Conserving natural resources.

Residents recycling is available in  Kitchener

Find drop-off areas near your home. Our electronics are packed with materials ranging from glass and plastic to gold, silver, copper, and palladium – that need to be recovered and recycled, and it’s never been simpler to do so. There are more than 2,500 Recycling My Electronics™ designated collection points across Canada, and the postal code search can search for the closest drop-off location much more accessible.

To learn more, visit: recycleMYelectronics/ON 

Business: Call 1-833-FOR-EPRA, or click here.

Residents: To find our drop-off location closest to you, click here.

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