Are you willing to help your business and the environment in Waterloo ? Recycle My Electronics provides customized, dependable, and secure recycling solutions and services for businesses, IC&1 and ITAD, and home recycling.

For over ten years, My Electronics has established the standard for safe, secure electronics recycling, offering customized recycling solutions for businesses and individuals in Waterloo .

EPRA/Recycle My Electronics is known for winning awards and leading the electronics industry. It is a non-profit group that operates a network of licensed processing units, movers, and drop-off locations right here in Waterloo .

Recycle My Electronics extends its services to nine provinces and 1,400 towns. It works with over 7,800 stewards to divert electronics from dumps and prevent illegal export by providing access to safe and convenient electronics recycling, including over 2,500 authorized drop-off sites.

We strive to ensure that things are collected, recycled, and handled safely, securely, and sustainable way across various regulatory contexts and challenging logistical backgrounds.


Waterloo  Electronics Recycling

The new electronics regulation in Ontario took effect on January 1, 2021, under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act.

The law moves Ontario to an Individual Producer Responsibility framework, overseen by the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority. Producers may pay for the program by including it in their product price or charging a recycling/environmental handling fee per unit sold.

As a not-for-profit industry-led association with a national platform that keeps costs low, EPRA/Recycle My Electronics programs provide reliable, low-cost services that manufacturers and individuals rely on. We have significant experience and a proven track record of meeting regulatory compliance objectives. You can trust us since the electronics sector selected us for our electronics company.

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 Waterloo
    • Answering machines (digital and cassette); speaker/conference phones; telephones (VoIP, wired and wireless, satellite telephones).
  • Recycling Desktop Computers in Waterloo
    • Tower/desktop servers; nettops or thin clients; desktop computers (including those used as servers); computer terminals.
  • Recycling Portable Computers in Waterloo
    • Minicomputers; mobile computing; tablet pc’s; netbooks; laptops.
  • Recycling Video Game and Computer Peripherals in Waterloo
    • Tracking balls; mouse; touch pad mouse; key pads; keyboards; numeric key pads; routers/modems; HDMI switches; media readers; external hard 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 stations, switches, range extenders; cables*; toner cartridges*; connectors*; memory cards*; chargers*; remotes*; USB keys*.
      • *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 Waterloo
      • 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 telecopiers and copiers; toner cartridges.
      • *Floor-standing products are not accepted through the program. Please contact the manufacturer.
    • Recycling Personal/Portable Audio/Video Systems in Waterloo
      • Radio 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 and other portable devices; portable cassette or digital audio/voice recorders; headphones, earphones and microphones; digital photo key chains; digital camera models; camcorders/camera recorders; Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs); portable printers (e.g., portable photography printers ); portable scanners (business card/photo negative scanners); portable display with screen size smaller than 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; portable barcode readers; 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 Waterloo
      • 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 systems (TV or screen required).
    • Recycling Home Theatre inside a Box in Waterloo
      • 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 Waterloo
      • 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 Waterloo
      • Cellphones, including those offering camera, video recording and/or audio functions; smartphones


Industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) for Waterloo .

Don’t hesitate to have Recycle My Electronics™ help your company remove all industrial, Commercial & Institutional (IC&I) electronic waste. We are committed to the environmentally safe recycling of electronics and all stages that we undertake.

We’ll partner with you in determining the right recycling strategy that best suits your needs and lets you fulfill the legal requirement to recycle IC&I e-waste responsibly, safely, and safely. As a multi-award-winning industry leader in stewardship of the best-in-class electronic recycling programs, we’re dedicated to the quality of our electronics recycling process. We guarantee the process with a written document and our rigorous check and balance 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 largest network of qualified processors and drop-off facilities in Canada and the world, we have the unique position to help Ontario businesses in meeting their IC&I obligations.

Information Technology Asset Disposition (ITAD)

The Recycle My Electronics™, we are committed to the integrity of our electronics recycling process. We offer a range of customized options for IT asset disposition (ITAD), such as white glove pickup service, certified destruction of data, and a complete tracking system to help manage Intellectual Property (IP).

Everyone has sensitive and vital data on our devices, computers as well as hard disks. Recycling electronics responsibly via Recycle My Electronics™ programs ensures the secure and safe destruction of personal data and proprietary intellectual property that you store on your company’s computers. Our fast data destruction process uses advanced technology to wipe or physically remove data, hard drives, and electronics once acquired. Recycle My Electronics™ additionally certifies writing when all data on mobile devices, hard drives, and other electronic devices have been 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. The processors authorized by us must comply with more than 150 strict safety standards to protect the safety of both their workers and the surrounding environment. EPRA/Recycle My Electronics™ has been instrumental in developing the Recycler Qualification Office (RQO) that audits all ERS specifications for certification by a third party.

Recycle your electronics by using Recycle My Electronics™ and donating them to Recycle My Electronics™; you’re helping to:

  • Ensure the safe and secure destruction of data that has been stored on the hardware.
  • Protect the health and safety of handlers as well as workers.
  • Recycle e-waste from Canadian landfills.
  • Stop e-waste from being illegally shipped or handled by irresponsible recyclers, thus reducing environmental problems for the planet.
  • Recover and recycle materials that can be reintroduced into the manufacturing supply chain, conserving natural resources.

From beginning to end, Recycle My Electronics™ is dedicated to the quality of its electronic recycling process. We can customize a secure and safe recycling solution that’s right for your business in Waterloo

Safe & Secure White Glove Recycling Service for Your Business

By making a single phone call, you can schedule an e-waste pickup for your company. Recycling My Electronics™ provides a dedicated recycling service with white gloves for businesses at low-to-no cost and sets the global standard for secure, safe, and certified data destruction.

Recycling the electronics at your business frees up needed office or storage space while helping to improve the surroundings.

Customized Recycling Solutions that Are Designed for Waterloo .

In Waterloo . Recycling My Electronics™ will be in contact with you directly to locate the ideal recycling solution that meets your company’s needs. No matter if it’s just taking electronics from your workplace or providing wheelie bins with lockable storage containers, or wheelie containers for short or long-term electronics storage, Recycle My Electronics™ is the one-stop solution for electronic waste recycling.

Resource Recovery & Recycling

Many of the materials inside our electronics, like plastic, glass, gold, copper, and silver, can be used again and again without losing their properties. When you recycle your IT equipment, the resources are recovered, reused, and then reintegrated into the manufacturing supply chain, thereby reducing the need to mine for new resources while reducing our carbon footprint.

Safe & Secure Data Destruction

From beginning to end, Recycle My Electronics™ is committed to the quality of its electronic recycling process. We affirm this in writing and through our rigorous check and balance system.

Certified Data Destruction

With Recycle My Electronics™ We are committed to the safe and secure destruction of all personal and proprietary data stored on electronics and devices. Our data destruction process is confidential and utilizes cutting-edge technology to erase or physically eliminate data, hard drives, and electronic devices once they have been acquired.

We provide written certification stating that all data on mobile devices, hard drives, or other electronic equipment has been destroyed and completely removed.

Why is it important to recycle electronics by recycling them through EPRA/Recycle My Electronics rather than another place? When you bring your electronic devices to EPRA/Recycle My Electronics authorized locations, You’re contributing to:

  • Ensure safe and secure destruction of personal data stored on the hardware.
  • Protect the health and safety of employees and handlers.
  • Divert e-waste from Canadian landfills.
  • It is crucial to stop e-waste from being illegally shipped or handled by unresponsible recyclers, decreasing environmental issues for the planet.
  • Recycle and recover resources that could be put back into the supply chain for manufacturing while preserving natural resources.

Residence Recycling at Waterloo .

Find drop-off points near your home. Our electronic devices are full of sources ranging from plastic and glass to silver, gold, palladium, and copper that need to be recovered and recycled. It’s never been simpler to do so. There are over 2,500 Recycle My Electronics™ authorized collection centers across Canada, and a postal code search is an excellent tool for finding your closest drop-off spot even 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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