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Electronics Recycling in Barrie

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Businesses located in Barrie have three options to schedule a pickup of their old electronics for recycling

Call 1-888-676-4992 and speak to a representative
Use the form below to send a pickup request
Speak to a live agent using our chat box
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Why choose Quantum?

We have an end-to-end solution that ensures that your old electronics stay out of landfills
We come to you to pick up your end-of-life IT assets
We provide a Certificate of Recycling to help track your environmental impact
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Quantum can recycle your most common old electronics

Laptop computer recycling
Desktop computer recycling
Smartphone recycling
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Quantum has the certifications to manage
your end-of-life IT assets

ECORESPONSIBLE level 2, Montreal
This certificate applies to Quantum Montreal only.
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Need some questions answered first?

Is there a cost for recycling electronics with Quantum?

In certain locations, Quantum picks up medium or large size loads of end-of-life electronics for free! Smaller loads can be picked up for a nominal fee. Certain hazardous or difficult to dispose of items like light bulbs and some types batteries may necessitate charges to the customer. Call Quantum for more information.

How can I ensure my data is secure?

What sets Quantum apart from other electronics “recyclers” is our focus on security. Our documented process for tracking chain of custody from pickup through to destruction ensures complete data security for your company. From GPS enabled trucks to CCTV throughout our facilities to audited destruction procedures to NAID membership, we’ve got you covered.

Can we arrange for regular collection of our recyclable electronic devices and equipment?

Give us a call or fill out our contact form and we can easily assist you in setting up regular pick up service!

Quantum can also destroy your data

Serialized Certificate of Destruction with every load
Secure chain of custody including GPS enabled fleet, locking cargo holds and optional direct delivery and seal verification
Onsite shredding at your facility, while you watch, for the ultimate peace of mind
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We recycle all of your e-waste in Barrie

Laptop Computers

Portable computing device

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Cellphones

Smartphones and other mobile devices

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Tablets

Multi-purpose portable device

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Desktop Computers

Stationary computing device

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Servers

High capacity stationary computing device

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CRT Monitors

Old display technology format

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LCD/LED Monitors

Flat panel display technology

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CRT Televisions

Old display technology format

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Plasma TVs

Original flat panel display technology

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LCD/LED TVs

Flat panel display technology

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Rear Projection TVs

Old style large screen TV format

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Photocopiers

Floormodel device that copies documents

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Desktop Printers

Small enough to fit on a desk

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Thermal Printers

Often used in POS systems for receipt printing

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Multifunction Printers (MFP)

Desktop or floor model printer

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Toner and Ink Cartridges

Disposal cartridge containing ink

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Professional AV Equipment

High grade recording equipment

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Mixed Cables

Cables and wires used to connect

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Mixed Batteries

Portable power supplies

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Fax Machines

Sends scans of documents via telephone

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Mice and Keyboards

Used to input data into a computing device

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Home Theatre

Consumer grade surround sound system

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Stereo Systems

Device for playing audio

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Electronic Accessories

An essential or useful auxiliary item

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Network Equipment

An essential or useful auxiliary item

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About Barrie and E-Waste

Barrie has a population of 141,434, generating 10,414,340 lbs of e-waste annually.
The largest companies in Barrie include Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Wolf Steel / Napoleon Appliances, and Georgian International Ltd.
Barrie hold annual festivals that attract a variety of tourists from Canada and abroad, and there are high-end fashion boutiques, pubs, art theatres, and a strong night life.

Curated blog posts from Quantum

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Did you know?

So much of what we consume every year goes to waste. Quantum is looking to change that.

  • E-waste is a significant cause of toxic pollution in the environment. This means that handling the 10,414,340 lb of e-waste in Barrie properly is extremely important.
  • When electronic waste, such as batteries, electronic toys, appliances, and more, and thrown in the landfill, they leach toxic chemicals. Mercury, lead, and cadmium end up in the soil, air, and ground water.
  • When electronic waste, such as batteries, electronic toys, appliances, and more, and thrown in the landfill, they leach toxic chemicals. Mercury, lead, and cadmium end up in the soil, air, and ground water.
  • Cell phones and other electronics contain precious metals. Over $60 million worth is thrown into landfills and incinerators each year. Replacing those components instead of being able to reuse them drives up the costs of electronics and may cause a shortage in the future.
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Quantum services the following areas in Barrie

  • Ardagh Bluffs
  • Allandale
  • Downtown
  • Holly
  • Letitia Heights
  • Mapleview/Huronia
  • Painswick
  • Sunnidale

Recycling Your E-Waste in Barrie

Computer Recycling in Barrie

Laptop and desktop computers carry a high risk of data leaks, along with environmental hazards due to embedded batteries. When businesses need computer recycling services, it’s essential that the end-of-life assets are handled securely and in accordance with environmental regulations. We offer reuse and recycling services to help Barrie businesses minimize their environmental impact and ensure compliance. At the same time, our certified data destruction services give you peace of mind in knowing any sensitive data is managed with the utmost level of security from the moment it leaves your facility.

Smartphone Recycling in Barrie

Smartphones contain valuable materials including gold, silver, and lithium batteries. Without proper recycling, these resources go to waste. Furthermore, should they wind up in landfills, the lithium batteries in smartphones pose risks of fire and explosion. We work with Barrie businesses and municipalities to make smartphone recycling convenient. Quantum is also fully certified, so you can rest assured any personal data is properly destroyed and your smartphones are recycled responsibly.

E-Waste Recycling in Barrie

Barrie is a smaller city but many residents commute to nearby Toronto. The city has grown significantly in the last few years, a trend that looks to continue. Residents of Barrie have easy access to major employers, entertainment, and airports across the region. Every day those in this city face the question of what to do with unneeded electronic waste. Major employers in Barrie also need solutions that help them recycle their e-waste quickly and easily, without detracting from their business operations. That’s where Quantum can step in and help.

How Do Companies Recycle Business E-Waste in Barrie?

Business owners already have a lot on their plate, and they often don’t want to think about how to set up a new collection and recycling process. However, they do understand the importance of keeping costs low and keeping toxins out of the environment. Getting information about how to handle electronics recycling at work is the answer. Unwanted electronics are a problem for businesses who don’t have room to store extra equipment and don’t know how to dispose of it. It’s essential to divert electronics from the waste process and reuse components – which you can do with 90% of an electronic device.

Quantum Offers Help With Barrie E-Waste

If you’re looking for help with your electronics recycling, simply reach out to Quantum. We work across Canada to offer businesses access to recycling services that make it simple to reduce waste without interrupting your daily work. We offer pickups within 48 hours for companies that have 25 or more items. You can also order pickup for a small fee if you have fewer electronics to recycle. We are proud to operate within the guidelines of a variety of recycling initiatives, including EPRA (Electronics Products Recycling Association), OES (Ontario Electronic Stewardship) and NAID-Canada (National Association for Information Destruction).

Electronics Recycling in Barrie Makes a World of Difference

Canada has been fighting e-waste for a number of years. It’s illegal to export electronic waste to developing nations, and since 2004 the Electronics Product Stewardship Canada has been creating models for e-waste stewardship. This waste stream is the fastest growing in the world, and when you divert electronics you make a significant difference for people, wildlife, and the environment as a whole. Right now only 20% of e-waste in Canada is recycled, and at Quantum we are dedicated to helping that percentage grow. Be part of the solution and let us help you recycle today!

Ready to schedule your e-waste pickup?

Ready to schedule your e-waste pickup?

Residential Inquiries

The pickup service offered by Quantum is for businesses only. Please visit EPRA to find your nearest residential electronics recycling location.