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E-waste at Concordia

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

Types of e-waste collected

Toner cartridges

Empty toner cartridges

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

Off-campus
Look up your nearest Eco-Centre for a convenient location to recycle toner cartridges.

Batteries

Drop off batteries at the following locations:

Sir George Williams Campus

Loyola Campus

On-campus
To set up a battery collection box at your office contact zerowaste@concordia.ca.
When the box is full and ready for pick-up call 514-848-2424, ext. 2400

Off-campus
Visit Call2Recycle for off-campus battery recycling locations.

CFL Bulbs

When CFL bulbs are recycled, the glass is salvaged while the mercury content is safely disposed.  

On-campus
Contact 514-848-2424, ext. 2400 when full for pick-up to dispose of CFL bulbs on campus.

Off-campus
Visit RecycFluo to find a drop-off site nearest to you.

Incandescent bulbs

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

On-campus — Concordia Offices
Contact the IITS service desk at 514-848-2424, ext. 7613 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.

Bi-annual on-campus large e-waste collection
Concordia organizes collection events each fall and spring for large e-waste. Stay tuned for a regular schedule to be posted.

Off-campus
Look up your nearest Eco-Centre for a convenient location to recycle large e-waste.

Small electronics and ink cartridges

Electrobacs are available for the community to drop off their chargers, cables, peripherals, small electronics and ink cartridges.

On-campus
Find an electrobac station at the following locations:

  • Hall 2nd Floor
  • LB Lobby
  • EV Basement (near Jugo Juice)
  • MB Lobby

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

Corroded and other hazardous items

On-campus
Do you have corroded batteries or other items you believe may be hazardous? Check out the hazardous waste disposal page for procedures or contact hazardouswaste@concordia.ca.

Off-campus
Look up your nearest Eco-Centre for a convenient location to dispose of hazardous materials.

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