Electronics Recycling in Kanata

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Businesses located in Kanata 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 the certifications to securely and safely manage your end-of-life IT assets
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

Schedule a pickup for recycling
of your old electronics

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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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    About Kanata and E-Waste

    The city of Kanata has over 117,000 citizens generating over 1,170,000 pounds of e-waste annually.
    More than 26,000 businesses are active in Kanata that also produce e-waste.
    As one of the largest suburbs in Ottawa, the population of the area is growing rapidly.

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    Did you know?

    If you aren't up-to-date on the latest recycling facts, you are sure to be shocked by the countless tons we're putting to waste.

    • To manufacture a single computer and monitor, it takes 48 pounds of chemicals, 1.5 tonnes of water, and 539 pounds of fossil fuel.
    • The number of cell phones in existence far outweighs the number of people living on our planet. With more than 7.2 billion cell phones in use, the growth rate of mobile devices is about five times higher than the growth of our population.
    • When communities come together to recycle 1 million phones, it receives over 35,000 pounds of copper, 772 pounds of silver, 75 pounds of gold, and 33 pounds of palladium for use in other electronics.
    • Overall, we are only recycling about 12.5% of all the e-waste the world is producing, sending billions of tons of recoverable materials into landfills every year.
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    Quantum services the following areas in Kanata

    • Beaverbrook
    • Bridlewood
    • Glen Cairn
    • Katimavik
    • Kanata Lakes
    • Morgan's Grant
    • Town Centre
    • South March
    • Saddlebrook
    • Marchwood
    • Hazeldean
    • Kanata South

    Recycling your e-waste in Kanata

    More than 26,000 business operate in Kanata alongside the 117,000 citizens that call the beautiful community home. However, there’s one big issue that’s impacting the economy and environment at large, and it’s something Kanata is just beginning to tackle.

    E-Waste Is A Growing Issue

    With the number of cell phones in the world outpacing the human population, there is no denying that e-waste has become a tremendous issue everywhere. However, those in Kanata are especially capable of making a huge positive impact.

    Kanata is among the largest suburbs in Ottawa and has a rapidly growing population. By adopting the right mindset about e-waste now and sharing knowledge about its importance, Kanata is on the verge of inspiring new and old generations alike to take responsibility for the electronics we no longer want or need.

    What to Look for in a Recycler

    Looking to make a difference in the community? Kanata is not lacking e-waste recycling programs. Rather, like many cities in Canada, residents and businesses in Kanata are simply facing an information gap. Many people and businesses still don’t realize the importance of e-waste recycling. Many think it doesn’t even matter while many others don’t realize programs already exist in the area to take care of your end-of-life electronics responsibly.

    Less than 12.5% of the e-waste we produce actually gets recycled. That leaves a massive amount of e-waste being directed to landfills and incinerators every year, and it’s taking a toll on our environments and economies across the nation and beyond. All it takes is one city, even one Kanata resident, to make a calculable impact.

    Over 90% of the components in the average electronic device can be recovered and used to make new items, whether the plastic gets recycled into a park bench for the local playground or the precious metals are extracted for jewelry or automotive parts. Every item that is recycled means a healthier environment and a stronger economy.

    Get Your Business Involved

    Are you looking to make a positive impact as a business owner in Kanata? Kick off an inspiring trend by scheduling an e-waste pickup from Quantum. Not only will you know that your hazardous waste is being handled properly, you’ll also be confident that any data on your devices will be safely and permanently destroyed in the process.

    Plus, your business gets a certificate of impact that acts as the perfect introduction for every conscious Kanata resident who walks through your door.

    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.