What is accepted through the program?
- Computer monitors (CRT and LCD)
- Printers/printer combinations
- Computer peripherals (mouse, keyboard, cables, desktop computer speakers)
- Laptop and notebook computers
What additional electronics are accepted at the WMF?
- Answering machines
- CD players
- Cell phones
- Circuit boards
- DVD players
- Fax machines
- Microfiche readers
- Network equipment
- Uninterruptible power supplies
- Portable A/V equipment (mp3 players, iPods and headphones)
- Home A/V equipment (tape players, home-theatre-in-a-box)
What is the disposal fee?
They are free to drop off. As a reminder, you will need to visit the Scalehouse to have your electronics weighed.
What about my personal information?
All electronics are recycled by a registered electronics processor. They are not reused or refurbished. However, we cannot guarantee that personal information stored on your electronics, such as computers and cell phones, will be protected. It is important to remove personal information from these devices before dropping them off. Computer hard drives can be erased using data removal software or shredded. SIM/SD cards from cell phones should be removed or erased.
When can you drop off electronics?
Year round at the Waste Management Facility.
Call2Recycle - participating retailers accept cell phones and batteries weighing 5 kg or less.
Recycle My Cell - participating retailers accept cell phones and accessories, including chargers.
For more information, call the Blue Line at 403-340-BLUE (2583) or learn more about the electronics recycling program through Alberta Recycling.