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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Recycle your electronics and small household appliances!

Recycle your electronics and small household appliances!

August 04, 2020

The below information has been provided by partner The Edson and District Recycling Society and is being shared for our networks information.

An updated electronics recycling pilot program is coming this fall with an expanded list of accepted items.

The Edson and District Recycling Society expects the two-year pilot program, set out by the Alberta Recycling Management Authority (ARMA), to begin on September 1st and are therefor encouraging residents to bring their electronics to the Edson depot, Hinton Rowan Street Recycling center or the Parkcourt, Peers and Wildwood transfer sites for recycling.

The items will be stockpiled at the Edson depot until the program begins this fall. Currently, the electronics recycling program accepts items such as TVs, computers and printers; the expanded program will continue to accept those items as well as approximately 600 new items!   The new items fall into the following categories:

  • Small home appliances
  • Audio and video equipment
  • Cell phones and other wireless devices
  • Power tools
  • Gaming equipment
  • Toys (with batteries or power cords)
  • Musical instruments
  • Solar panels

Questions? Visit ARMA’s website for a list of FAQs and additional information.

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