Drop off your electronic waste, support a school fundraiser

Drop off your electronic waste, support a school fundraiser

The Adventure Class at Queen Victoria School is holding an electronics waste fundraiser during Earth Week, in partnership with with the Ontario Electronic Stewardship. This event is to create awareness of Earth Day, provide a safe way to dispose of electronics and to support student learning.

DATE: April 22 to 28, 2013
LOCATION: Parking lot at Dewe's Independent Grocery Store, 420 Dundas Street East, Belleville

Community members are invited to drop off unwanted, outdated or broken electronics waste for free. Look for the Ontario Electronic Stewardship recycling bin, open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. The Adventure Class will receive funds based on the amount collected.

List of electronic waste accepted by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship

  • Televisions and computer monitors, including cathode ray tube (CRT), rear projection and all flat panel technologies, such as LCD, Plasma, LED
  • Professional display devices
  • Desktop and portable computers, such as laptops, notebooks, net-books, tablets
  • After-market vehicle audio and video devices
  • AM/FM radios
  • Answering machines that use cassette-based or digital recording technologies
  • Cordless telephones with an electrical base station/handset cradle for battery charging and wire-line network connection
  • Desktop multi-function devices
  • Desktop printers
  • Desktop printing, copying and multi-functional devices
  • Digital picture frames
  • Digital projectors
  • Digital video disk (DVD) players and recorders
  • Fax machines
  • Handheld printers, such as calculators with printing capabilities or label makers
  • Hard drives
  • Home stereo amplifiers and home stereo systems
  • Home theaters-in-a-box, which includes home theatre image audio and video equipment and speakers
  • Keyboards
  • Computer mice
  • Modems
  • Optical drives
  • Point of sale (POS) receipt printers
  • Scanners
  • Stereo speakers and computer speakers
  • Turntables, record Players and gramophones
  • Typewriters powered by an AC power plug or by internal battery unit
  • Video cassette players (VCRs) and/or video projectors
  • VoIP phones
  • Wire line telephones, including rotary and touch-tone technologies
  • Floor standing printers
  • Floor standing photocopiers

Thank you to Wayne Dewe for the support of school fundraiser.

For more information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613-966-1170 or 1 800 267-4350, extension 2354, [email protected]