You know that cell phones and rechargeable batteries weighing less than 5 kg each can be recycled at any of our drop-off locations, but what about other items? Here are a few resources:

Household BatteriesSingle-Use/Non-Rechargeable Batteries 

  • In British Columbia and Manitoba, Call2Recycle® offers single-use battery recycling
  • In other Canadian provinces, you can check for drop-off locations with Earth911 or by contacting your local solid waste or county recycling center

Small ElectronicsElectronics 

  • Check with the product manufacturers as many offer some kind of take-back program
  • Electronics Take-Back Coalition offers donation and recycling options
  • DigitalTips provides information on how to reduce, reuse and recycle your electronics

Car Battery Car Batteries 

  • Check with your auto repair or local auto supply shop
  • Your local solid waste department or county recycling center/transfer station may also provide collection

Compact Florescent LightCompact fluorescent Light Bulbs (CFLs) 

  • In British Columbia, residents have LightRecycle, a province-wide collection system with over 191 collection sites for burnt-out CFLs

Want to recycle an item not listed here? Try searching at Earth911 for additional recycling options.