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.
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.
Give us a call or fill out our contact form and we can easily assist you in setting up regular pick up service!
So much of what we consume every year goes to waste. Quantum is looking to change that.
Calgary is a city of international residents, with 25% being foreign-born. There are over 120 languages spoken in Calgary, and it’s the fourth-largest city in Canada. All of those people and businesses have one thing in common, however – they all use electronic devices every day. From the individual with a smartphone, laptop, and tablet to the business with computers, servers, printers, and more, something has to be done with the over 13 million pounds of e-waste. The need for convenient recycling options will only grow as the city continues to develop.
With the citizens and businesses of Calgary generating so much e-waste, it’s vital to know what resources you have to responsibly dispose of it. It’s hard for a business owner, who already has so much to do, to find appropriate resources. That’s why companies like Quantum work hard to educate those in Calgary about convenient business e-waste recycling options. More and more of the solid waste created in Calgary is e-waste, and if it’s not recycled businesses and the environment lose out. In fact, over 90% of the components in electronic devices can be reused in new products? This includes glass, plastic, and precious metals.
Businesses don’t have time to take electronics to the usual drop off locations, which we completely understand. That’s why we offer pickups within 48 hours for companies that have 25 or more items to recycle. We can also arrange pickups for fewer items for a reasonable fee. We are a globally-certified, R2 accredited and EPRA-certified recycler in Calgary, and we operate in accordance with recognized recycling initiatives.
The environmental and economic impact of discarded e-waste cannot be overstated. The toxic chemicals that get released into the air, soil, and groundwater can impact the area for decades to come. In addition, millions of dollars in precious metals are lost. To continue supplying electronics, new ores have to be mined, and this is often done in areas without employee or environmental protections. When you recycle e-waste in Calgary, you make a difference to the entire planet.
The pickup service offered by Quantum is for businesses only. Please visit EPRA to find your nearest residential electronics recycling location.