Are you dedicated to marketing your firm in Ottawa while simultaneously preserving the environment? Recycle My Electronics offers reputable and sophisticated recycling services for commercial, ITAD, IC&I, and average household recycling.

For over a decade, My Electronics has established the standard for safe, secure electronics recycling for organizations and consumers in Ottawa by creating customized recycling solutions for businesses and individuals.

EPRA/Recycle My Electronics is a non-profit organization headquartered in Ottawa with various awards to its name. It operates a network of authorized movers, drop-off sites, and handlers. Recycle My Electronics is well-known in the industry for its outstanding track record and many awards.

With over 2,500 authorized drop-off sites, Recycle My Electronics works on behalf of 1,400 municipalities and 7,800 stewards in nine areas to divert electronics from landfills and prevent fraudulent export via fast and reliable electronics recycling.

We operate in various regulatory environments and against a problematic logistical background to guarantee that items are recovered, repurposed, and handled safely, securely, and sustainably.


Ottawa Recycling of Electronics

Ontario’s new electronics regulation became effective on January 1, 2021, as part of the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act.

The law transitions Ontario to a model of Individual Producer Responsibility, supervised by the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority.

Manufacturers may opt to incorporate the program’s cost in their product prices or charge a per-unit recycling/environmental management fee.

EPRA/Recycle, My Electronics programs offer manufacturers and individuals frequent, low-cost services as a not-for-profit industry organization with a nationwide platform that keeps costs low. We possess in-depth knowledge and a track record of achieving or exceeding regulatory compliance requirements. You may trust us since our electronics industry authorizes us.

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 Ottawa
    • Phone answering machines (digital and analog); speakerphones/conference phones; telephones (VoIP, wired and wireless, satphones).
  • Recycling Desktop Computers in Ottawa
    • Tower/desktop servers; nettops or thin clients; desktop computers (including those used as servers); computer terminals.
  • Recycling Portable Computers in Ottawa
    • Minicomputers; mobile computing; tablet pc’s; netbooks; laptops.
  • Recycling Video Game and Computer Peripherals in Ottawa
    • Tracker balls; mouse; touchpad mouse; keypads; keyboards; numeric pads; routers/modems; HDMI switches; media readers; external hard disk drives; external floppy drives; external optical disk drives; joysticks; gaming system sensors, controllers, balance boards, along with other input devices; drawing tablets without display; Network-Attached Storage devices (NAS); hard disk duplicators; Embedded Multimedia Terminal Adapters (EMTA); bridges, wireless access points, switches, range extenders; cables*; toner cartridges*; connectors*; memory cards*; chargers*; remotes*; USB drives*;
      • *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 Ottawa
      • Desktop label, barcode, and card printers; camera dock printers; desktop printers; thermal printers; desktop photo and negative scanners; desktop scanners; desktop cheque scanners; desktop business card scanners; desktop MFDs; desktop fax machines and copiers; toner cartridges.
      • *Floor-standing products are not accepted through the program. Please contact the maker.
    • Recycling Personal/Portable Audio/Video Systems in Ottawa
      • Alarm clocks; MP3 players; portable stereos, including those enabled for connecting to wireless Internet; e-book readers; portable tape players/recorders; docking stations for portable digital players; portable digital players; portable docking/compact/folding speakers (wired and wireless including Wi-Fi or Bluetooth); headsets (wired and wireless, including Bluetooth); portable disc (CD, DVD, VHS, Blu-ray, etc.) players/ recorders; smartphones along with other portable devices; portable cassette or digital audio/voice recorders; headphones, earphones and microphones; digital photo key chains; digital camera models; camcorders/camcorders; Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs); portable printers (e.g., portable photo printers ); portable scanners (business card/photo negative scanners); portable displays – screen size < 10in; digital frames; portable multimedia projectors; sound, image and wave storage devices; netcams; multi-function satellite radios which include CD, MP3, FM radio or any other audio functions; portable two-way radios/FRS radios/GMRS radios/walkie-talkies/CB radios; handheld barcode scanners; handheld gaming systems; handheld satellite radio receivers; HD antennas; handheld GPS receivers made to be used for leisure or sport (e.g. hiking GPS); odometers; audio baby monitors; baby video monitor and camera systems.
    • Recycling Non-Portable Audio/Video Systems in Ottawa
      • Cable and satellite digital receivers/set-top boxes; digital projectors; digital video recorders (DVRs); video cassette players (VCRs)/video projectors; personal video recorders (PVRs); non-portable combination multimedia players; laser disc players/recorders; non-portable disc players/recorders (DVD, Blu-ray, etc.); converters; non-portable AM/FM and satellite radios; audio speaker systems packages; analog and digital camcorders for home security or any other closed circuit use at home; karaoke systems; frequency equalizers; amplifiers; turn-tables/record players; audio speaker systems; other digital music recorders/players; multimedia players/recorders; non-portable combination cassette; non-portable multimedia projectors; non-portable/non-commercial gaming consoles (TV or screen required).
    • Recycling Home Theatre inside a Box in Ottawa
      • 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 Ottawa
      • Aftermarket vehicle video and audio components, including: in-dash radio, DVD, CD and/or cassette players (including individuals with integrated satellite radio and/or GPS/navigation functions); amplifiers; speakers; frequency equalizers; video player systems; video displays (including devices 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); rear view cameras; wall recessed speakers; ceiling speakers.
    • Recycling Cellular Devices and Pagers in Ottawa
      • Cellphones, including those offering camera, video recording and/or audio functions; smartphones


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

Allow Recycle My Electronics™ to help your company disposes of your Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) e-waste. We are dedicated to the secured and safe disposal of electronic devices and every step that we undertake.

We will be in contact with you directly in determining the right recycling strategy that works for you and lets you fulfill your obligation to recycle IC&I electronics safely and securely. As an award-winning industry leader in stewardship, ensuring the highest quality of electronics recycling programs, we’re committed to the integrity of our electronic recycling process. We back that process up by writing it down and through our meticulous checks and balances system.

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 sites in Canada and the world, we are uniquely positioned to support Ontario businesses in meeting the requirements of their IC&I obligations.

Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD)

In Recycle My Electronics™, we have a solid commitment to being true to our electronic recycling process. We provide customized services in IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) with options that include a white glove pickup service, certified destruction of data, and a comprehensive tracking system to assist in managing Intellectual Property (IP).

Everybody has crucial and sensitive data on their devices, computers, and hard drives. Recycling electronics responsibly through the Recycle My Electronics™ programs will ensure the safe and secure destruction of personal information as well as proprietary intellectual property that you store on your business’s hardware. Our confidential data destruction process uses advanced technology to wipe or physically erase data, hard drives, and electronic devices once obtained. Recycle My Electronics™ additionally certifies writing when all data on hard drives, mobile devices, or other electronics are completely taken away 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 protect the safety of their workers and the surroundings. EPRA/Recycle My Electronics™ was the catalyst for creating the Recycler Qualification Office (RQO) that reviews and reviews the ERS requirements for third-party certification.

Recycling your electronics using Recycle My Electronics™ by recycling your electronics, you’re contributing to:

  • Ensure safe and secure destruction of data that has been stored on the hardware.
  • Maintain the health and safety of employees and handlers.
  • Recycle e-waste from Canadian landfills.
  • Stop e-waste from being illegally exported or handled by unreliable recyclers. This will reduce environmental harm to the earth.
  • Recover and recycle resources can be put back into the manufacturing supply chain to conserve natural resources.

Throughout the whole working process, Recycle My Electronics™ is dedicated to the integrity of its electronic recycling process. We offer customized, safe, and secure recycling solutions, perfect for your Ottawa business. 

Safe & Secure White Glove Recycling Service for Your Business

In just one phone call, you can schedule an e-waste pickup for your company. Recycling My Electronics™ offers a specialized white glove recycling service for businesses at low-to-no cost and sets the benchmark for secure, secure, and certified data destruction.

Recycling the electronics at your company frees up office or storage space while positively impacting the surroundings.

Customized Recycling Solutions that Are Designed for Ottawa

In Ottawa Recycling My Electronics™ will help you discover the best recycling solution that best meets your company’s requirements. For instance, if you’re looking to remove electronics from your premises or supply wheelies bins, lockable containers, or wheelie containers for short or longer-term electronics collection, Recycling My Electronics™ is your go-to source for e-waste recycling.

Resource Recovery & Recycling

Many of the resources inside our electronic equipment, including glass, plastic, copper, and silver, can be reused continuously without losing their properties. Recycling your IT equipment, these resources are recovered, recycled, and integrated back into the manufacturing supply chain, reducing our dependence on mining for new materials and reducing our carbon footprint.

Safe & Secure Data Destruction

From start to finish, Recycle My Electronics™ is dedicated to the quality of its electronics recycling process. We guarantee this in writing and with our comprehensive check and balance system.

Certified Data Destruction

When you shop with Recycle My Electronics™, we guarantee the secure and secure destruction of any proprietary or personal data stored on electronics and devices. Our process of confidential destruction of data uses advanced technology to erase or physically erase hard drives, data, and electronic equipment after they have been gathered.

We will provide a certified copy of our certification to prove that all the data stored on mobile devices, hard drives, or other electronic devices have been eradicated and destroyed.

Why is it important to recycle electronics by recycling them through EPRA/Recycle My Electronics instead of an alternative location? When you bring your electronics to EPRA/ Recycle My Electronics authorized places, help:

  • Ensure the safe and secure destruction of personal information stored on the hardware.
  • Protect the health and safety of handlers and workers.
  • Divert e-waste from Canadian landfills.
  • To stop e-waste from being illegally exported or handled by reckless recyclers. Reduce environmental risks for the earth.
  • Recover and recycle resources to put back to the manufacturing supply chain Conserving natural resources.

Residential Recycling in Ottawa

Find drop-off points near your home. Our electronics are packed with items ranging from plastic and glass to silver, gold-palladium, and copper – that require to be recovered and recycled, and it has never been simpler to do so. There are over 2,500 Recycle My Electronics™ authorized collection centers across Canada, and the postal code search searches for the closest drop-off location to be even more straightforward.

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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