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E-waste

Concordia offers electronic waste recycling to both on-campus departments and the community at large. Read on for details of what is and isn't accepted and download our one-page guide.

Toner cartridges

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Concordia Offices: Toner cartridges from internal Xerox machines are collected by DPrint. Contact x2400 for pick-up. Label boxes to: DPrint, S- LB018-3.

Community: Look up your nearest Ecocentre.


Batteries

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Drop off batteries at the following locations:

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  • CSU Office (Hall 7th floor)
  • the Dean of Students Office (Hall 6th floor)
  • LB Campus Corner (LB 1st floor)
  • EV 1st floor Printer
  • EV Fine Arts, Dean's office reception (EV 2.705)
  • EV Fine Arts, CDA Depot (EV 5.77)
  • EV Fine Arts, Core Technical Centres reception (EV 8.701)
  • MB IITS desk (MB S2.145)
  • EHS (GM 10th floor)
  • Facilities Management (GM 11th floor)
  • Sustainable Concordia (Z Annex)

LOY

  • Vanier Library (VL 102-4)

Contact sustainability@concordia.ca to set up a battery collection box at your office.

Contact x2400 when full for pick-up. 

Visit Call2Recycle for off-campus battery recycling locations.


CFL bulbs

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When CFL bulbs are recycled, the glass is salvaged while the mercury content is safely disposed.  Visit RecycFluo to find the off-campus drop-off site nearest to you.


Incandescent bulbs

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These bulbs cannot be recycled. Safely dispose of them in the trash by wrapping them in a protective material such as several layers of newspaper.


Desktops, monitors, laptops and other large e-waste

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Concordia Offices: Contact the IITS service desk at x7613 or help@concordia.ca to submit a request to discard equipment. Usable items will be wiped and reused internally or donated. Unusable items will be sent out for certified e-waste recycling.

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Community: Concordia organizes collection events each Fall and Spring for large e-waste. The last event was on April 21st-23rd, 2015. See the facebook event for more details. Check this website or contact sustainability@concordia.ca for the next scheduled collection. Look up your nearest Eco-Centre for a convenient location to recycle large e-waste.


Small electronics and ink cartridges

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Electrobacs are located on both campuses for the community to drop off their chargers, cables, peripherals, small electronics and ink cartridges.

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Find an electrobac station at the following locations:

  • Hall 2nd Floor (near the Green Space)
  • LB Lobby (near Bookstore)
  • EV Basement (near Jugo Juice)
  • MB Lobby
  • VL Lobby

Visit Electrobac's website to find an off-campus Electrobac near you.

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