Special Handling for Damaged Electronics
These items may be returned at SELECT Return-It Electronics locations.
The collection of unwanted electronics at most collection sites in the province does not currently allow for the acceptance of smashed or broken televisions or computer screens. "Broken” televisions or computer screens refers to those items where the screens are smashed, and includes bare television tubes, and does not refer to the items’ operability.
Televisions and computers with smashed or broken screens are considered hazardous materials as defined by provincial regulations and as such, must be handled in a different manner.
Any heavily damaged electronics which are included on our acceptable products listing must be taken to specialized collection sites for recycling. Find out more about these locations below:
- Kelowna - The Battery Doctors
- Vancouver -South Van Bottle Depot
- Surrey -Scott Road Bottle Depot
Electronics that are heavily damaged
Monitors with broken screens
Bare CRTs including those with cracked screen