Used Computers, Electronics, Cell Phones and Batteries - Reuse and Recycling

Site: Halton

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Unwanted items can often be given away through the Freecycle Network 
For donation and recycling of small and large appliances, see separate record here
Site Information
Located In Community Halton Region
Physical Access Unknown - varies by location
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Used audio/video equipment ; Used cell phones/cellphones ; Used DVD and Video Cassette players / recorders ; Used televisions
Agency Information
Legal Status (99) Unknown / No Service
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) This topic record is a summary of locations that take used computers, electronics, cell phones and batteries, for reuse or recycling * see each link for further details and contact information 
 
DONATING REUSABLE EQUIPMENT:  
1. Greenbyte Computer Technology Training Programs, 905-387-8389 or email mmarchand@slsh.ca 
Nonprofit organization that collects used, unwanted or end-of-use computer systems, refurbish them, and then provide these systems to low-income families and children in need in Hamilton at no cost 
* also operates a retail location offering high quality refurbished computers at affordable prices as part of its commitment to bridging the "digital divide"  
* for items accepted for donation, see website here  
* will pick up donations of 10 or more units, individual equipment donations can be dropped off at retail store, 35 King St. East, Unit 9 (The Right House) during open hours (Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm, Sat 10 am-2 pm)  
 
2. ReBOOT Canada  
Registered charity that provides computer hardware, training and technical service to other charities, non-profit organizations and individuals with limited access to technology  
* for contact information and more details, see full record here.  
 
3. Renewed Computer Technology  
Registered charity that collects surplus computers and related equipment from governments and businesses only  
* tests, refurbishes and redistributes them to schools, charities, libraries and low income individuals 
* for contact information see full record here  
 
4. TechSoup Canada  
Takes corporate donations of software and technology resources for Canadian charities, nonprofits and libraries 
* for contact information and more details see website here
 
RECYCLING UNUSABLE EQUIPMENT:  
1. Salvation Army Burlington Thrift Store, 3245 Fairview St, 905-633-8762, for more information see full record here 
 
2. Burlington Fire Dept accepts electronic items for recylcing (see link here for acceptable items and full details)  
Proceeds generated will be used to support the Burlington Fire Department's Vehicle Rescue Team * acceptable items can be dropped off between 7 am-9 pm Sun-Mon to:  
* Station No. 1, 1255 Fairview St  
* Station No. 4, 711 Appleby Line  
* Station No. 7, 4100 Dundas St 
 
3. Halton Waste Management Site 
Electronics, including televisions, are not collected in garbage or bulk waste collection 
* Container Station accepts electronic items free of charge, including computers, stereos, phones, TVs, VCRs, DVD players and computer monitors (for Halton residents only, no commercial waste accepted, for more details see full record here  
* Special Waste Drop-off Days, for more information see here 
 
4. City of Burlington accepts cellphones only (no other electronics), at the following locations: Aldershot Community Pool, 50 Fairwood Pl * Appleby Ice Centre, 1201 Appleby Line * Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant St * Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant St * Burlington Fire Station, 1255 Fairview St * Burlington Fire Station, 23 Upper Middle Rd * Burlington Fire Station, 1044 Waterdown Rd * Burlington Fire Station, 711 Appleby Line * Burlington Fire Station, 2241 Kilbride St * Burlington Fire Station, 455 Cumberland Ave * Burlington Fire Station, 4100 Dundas St * Burlington Fire Station, 1837 Ironstone Dr * Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New St * Conservation Halton Administration, 2596 Brittania Rd West * Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Dr * Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way 
* for details on deactivating phone and protecting personal data see prior to drop-off see here  
 
5. Recycle Your Electronics website (see here) shows additional dropoff locations, including retail stores 
 
 
BATTERIES 
1. City of Burlington accepts single-use and rechargeable batteries (household batteries only, each weighing less than 2 lbs/1 kg, no truck/car batteries) * see link for instructions on safety precautions * Drop-off locations: Aldershot Community Pool, 50 Fairwood Pl * Appleby Ice Centre, 1201 Appleby Line * Brant Hills Community Centre, 2255 Brant St * Burlington City Hall, 426 Brant St * Burlington Fire Station, 1255 Fairview St * Burlington Fire Station, 23 Upper Middle Rd * Burlington Fire Station, 1044 Waterdown Rd * Burlington Fire Station, 711 Appleby Line * Burlington Fire Station, 2241 Kilbride St * Burlington Fire Station, 455 Cumberland Ave * Burlington Fire Station, 4100 Dundas St * Burlington Fire Station, 1837 Ironstone Dr * Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2285 New St * Conservation Halton Administration, 2596 Brittania Rd West * Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Dr * Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way 
 
2. Take It Back Halton website shows additional drop-off locations, see here
Hours Contact organization for information
Areas Served Burlington
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Contact individual organization for information.
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Computer Distribution Programs ; Recycling

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