About the Program
ElectroRecycle is Canada’s first small appliance and power tool recycling program
In British Columbia, ElectroRecycle accepts more than 400 types of small appliances and power tools for recycling at select depots, recycling centers, thrift stores, municipal facilities, retailers and community events. With more than 230 free drop-off locations province-wide, there’s one near you. Use our recycling locator to find your nearest location.
Things to know before recycling
Must be electrical – plug in and/or run on batteries
Must be intended for residential use (not commercial)
We accept products with batteries which are difficult to remove
ElectroRecycle collects broken small appliances and power tools at more than 200 collection sites in British Columbia.
The items collected are transported to processing facilities in Canada.
Small appliances and power tools are broken down into their component parts including glass, metal, plastic and precious metals.
Complete the Loop
Each individual material is sent for recycling and repurposed to create new items.
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