Electronics Recycling in Burnaby

Does your Burnaby business have outdated or broken computers, tablets, smartphones or other electronic devices that are no longer in use? Quantum can help you dispose of your e-waste safely and securely using our environmentally-friendly and certified process. We offer e-waste recycling services to businesses in Burnaby and the surrounding areas. Businesses in Burnaby have three options to get in touch with us (see below) to ensure that their old electronics are safely and securely recycled in a process that complies with all provincial and federal regulations.

How businesses can recycle electronics in Burnaby

Call 416-222-1773 and speak to a representative
Use the form below to send a pickup request
Speak to a live agent using our chat box

How does e-waste recycling work?

Quantum is a fully audited electronics recycling company, compliant to the most stringent standards in the world. Our processes have been developed to minimize waste and maximize value and security. We operate state-of-the-art reuse and recycling systems that safely, securely and transparently break down your old equipment into its reusable components and recycled commodities.

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What types of electronics can be recycled in Burnaby

Laptop Computers

Portable computing device



Smartphones and other mobile devices



Multi-purpose portable device


Desktop Computers

Stationary computing device



High capacity stationary computing device


CRT Monitors

Old display technology format


LCD/LED Monitors

Flat panel display technology


CRT Televisions

Old display technology format


Plasma TVs

Original flat panel display technology



Flat panel display technology


Rear Projection TVs

Old style large screen TV format



Floormodel device that copies documents


Desktop Printers

Small enough to fit on a desk


Thermal Printers

Often used in POS systems for receipt printing


Multifunction Printers (MFP)

Desktop or floor model printer


Toner and Ink Cartridges

Disposal cartridge containing ink


Professional AV Equipment

High grade recording equipment


Mixed Cables

Cables and wires used to connect


Mixed Batteries

Portable power supplies


Fax Machines

Sends scans of documents via telephone


Mice and Keyboards

Used to input data into a computing device


Home Theatre

Consumer grade surround sound system


Stereo Systems

Device for playing audio


Electronic Accessories

An essential or useful auxiliary item


Network Equipment

An essential or useful auxiliary item


Quantum has the certifications to manage
your end-of-life IT assets

This certificate applies to Quantum
Costa Rica only.
This certificate applies to Quantum
Brampton only.

Need some questions answered first?

How do I dispose of electronics in Burnaby?

Where can I recycle my electronics in Burnaby?

Is there a cost for recycling electronics with Quantum?

How can I ensure my data is secure?

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

What happens to recycled electronics in Burnaby?

What items can I recycle with Quantum?

What does ITAD mean?

Do you provide certificates of recycling/data destruction?

What can I do with my old TV in Burnaby?

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

The electronic waste problem in Burnaby

Burnaby’s population of 232,755 generates 2,327,550 lbs. of e-waste annually.
Just under 11,000 businesses call Burnaby home, and they also need to dispose of old electronic devices.
The tech-heavy information technology sector bolsters the Burnaby economy.

Curated blog posts about electronics recycling

Did you know?

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

  • E-waste around the world is more than 41.8 million tonnes, which represents tens of millions of dollars in potentially reusable resources. That’s why recycling is so important.
  • The 2,327,550 lbs. of e-waste generated in Burnaby each year poses a real threat to the environment as the city continues to keep pace with new technology.
  • As much as 7% of the world’s gold may be currently contained in e-waste. There is up to 100 times more gold in a ton of e-waste than is typically found in a ton of gold ore.
  • Glass, like aluminum, is infinitely recyclable without any loss of purity or quality.

Quantum services the following areas in Burnaby

  • Big Bend
  • Brentwood
  • Buckingham Heights
  • Cascade Heights
  • Eastburn
  • Garden Village
  • Lochdale
  • Metrotown
  • Montecito
  • Queens Park
  • Sullivan Heights
  • Westridge
  • Willingdnon Heights

Recycling Your E-Waste in Burnaby

Computer Recycling in Burnaby

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 Burnaby 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 Burnaby

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 Burnaby 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 Generation in Burnaby

Burnaby is home to a rapidly-growing knowledge-based economy. Companies that specialize in information technology, wireless, biotechnology, life science, film, education, and environmental technology are at the core of Burnaby’s continued growth. Unfortunately, all of these technology-intensive fields yield significant amounts of e-waste.

How to recycle in Burnaby

Burnaby has one central Eco-Centre located at 4855 Still Creek Drive (west of Douglas Road). Residents are free* to drop off large volumes of materials. While batteries are accepted here, the Eco-Centre doesn’t accept e-waste.

Quantum is one of the best options for e-waste recycling in Burnaby

Quantum can recycle electronics items. Simply schedule a free pick- up for lots of at least 25 pieces of electronics. The Quantum lifecycle makes sure that your devices are recycled safely and efficiently. Any data on your devices will be carefully destroyed, and you’ll help to keep e-waste from cluttering local landfills and leaching chemicals into local soils.

Several different entities, including the EPRA (Electronics Products Recycling Association), and NAID-Canada, recognize Quantum. Quantum engages in certified electronics recycling, meaning that it strictly adheres to accepted best practices. This strict adherence protects workers involved in recycling the electronics and prevents the release of potentially toxic substances during the recycling process

Ready to schedule your e-waste pickup?

Ready to schedule your e-waste pickup?