​Upcoming 2017 E-Waste Dates

Have you recently replaced a computer, phone or television? Drop-off all of your unwanted or obsolete electronic devices to be fully recycled at the Joint Operations Centre - 229 Industrial Parkway North.

Upcoming Dates:

  • May 27, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm
  • October 14, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm

E-waste is collected and processed by Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP). For more information, please call 905-727-1375

*Please note: we reserve the right to cancel, amend or change activities.

​Clear all personal information from computers, cell phones and electronics prior to drop off. Consult manufacturers' websites and owners' manuals for information on how to do this.

Ensure your electronics are recycled at a facility that has been approved by the Ontario Electronic Stewardship (OES). OES is a non-profit industry funded organization that oversees electronics recycling through a network of approved collection sites and processors across the province. All OES processors are audited against criteria developed by Electronic Product Stewardship Canada to ensure that electronics are managed in an environmentally sound manner.

Acceptable Materials for Electronics Recycling

  • All in one computers 
  • Answering machines 
  • Audio cassette players 
  • Cameras (digital and non-digital) 
  • CD players/recorders 
  • Cellular phones 
  • Closed circuit monitors 
  • Computer key boards 
  • Computer monitors 
  • Computer mouse devices 
  • Computer terminals 
  • Digital picture frames 
  • Disc drives
  • DVD/Blu-ray players 
  • External hard drives 
  • Fax machines 
  • Home theatre equipment 
  • Laptops 
  • Modems (wireless and wired) 
  • MP3/Digital audio players 
  • Pagers 
  • PDA (cell enabled) 
  • Photocopiers 
  • Portable audio/video players 
  • Printers 
  • Projectors (video, audio, image)
  • Radios 
  • Scanners 
  • Smart phones 
  • Stereo amplifiers 
  • Telephones 
  • Televisions 
  • Turn tables 
  • Tablet PCs 
  • Typewriters (electric) 
  • Video cameras 
  • VCRs 
  • Webcams​

Unacceptable Materials for Electronics Recycling

  • ​Audio/Video Cassettes/Tapes
  • CDs/DVDs
  • Electric Tools
  • Kitchen appliances 
  • Large home appliances 
  • Medical equipment
  • Printer cartridges 
  • Vacuum cleaners 
  • Video games

​Where to drop off your electronics

Town Hall – 100 John West Way

Aurora Community Centre – 1 Community Centre Lane

York Region Depot – 225 Garfield Wright Blvd.

Please note – The Town Hall and Aurora Community Centre will not accept large TV's. The maximum size is 32 inches.​

​What happens to your electronics?

Your electronics are shipped to an Ontario Electronic Stewardship approved processing facility where they are dismantled into their separate components. The materials, such as steel, aluminum, copper, glass and plastic, are used to create new products. Hazardous materials are sent for further processing and proper disposal. Alternate drop off sites for electronics

​Related Links

York Regions Hazardous Waste and Special Items Disposal

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