Electronics Recycling in Coquitlam

Does your Coquitlam business have outdated or broken computers, tablets, smartphones or other electronic devices that are no longer in use?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 Coquitlam and the surrounding areas. Businesses in Coquitlam 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 Coquitlam

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 Coquitlam

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.
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Brampton only.

Need some questions answered first?

How do I dispose of electronics in Coquitlam?

Where can I recycle my electronics in Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam?

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 Coquitlam

Coquitlam has 140,028 resident and annually produces 1,400,280 lbs. of e-waste.
6,736 businesses that operate in Coquitlam also contribute significant e-waste.
Coquitlam aspires to be Vancouver’s commercial hub and has been working to attract new residents and businesses. Quantum is helping to recycle additional e-waste that this influx will generate.

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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 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.
  • Recycling the 1,400,280 lbs. of e-waste produced in Coquitlam each year is necessary to keep landfills empty and local groundwater safe.
  • Compared to disposal in landfills or by incinerators, reusing or recycling computers can create 296 more jobs per year for every 10,000lbs of computer waste that is processed.
  • E-waste makes up 70% of our overall toxic waste. It contains many poisonous substances, like mercury, lead, arsenic, and cadmium.

Quantum services the following areas in Coquitlam

  • Anmore
  • Burnaby
  • New Westminster
  • Pinecone Burke Provincial Park
  • Pitt Lake
  • Pitt Meadows
  • Port Coquitlam
  • Port Moody
  • Surrey

Recycling Your E-Waste in Coquitlam

Computer Recycling in Coquitlam

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 Coquitlam 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 Coquitlam

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 Coquitlam 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.

What does Coquitlam’s booming economy spell for e-waste in the future?

Coquitlam is flourishing. Recently completed infrastructure improvements like the city’s rapid transport systems and other public amenities have made this Vancouver suburb attractive to local and foreign investment. Coquitlam pioneered local dark-fiber commercial enterprise. It was one of the first cities linking residents and businesses to virtually unlimited connectivity and bandwidth.
With the population expected to nearly double within the next 20 years, the local government continues to attract new businesses to the area. Needless to say, Coquitlam’s e-waste production is expected to follow along that uptick as well.

What are the available recycling options in Coquitlam?

Residents and business owners are encouraged to recycle goods, including old electronics at the Coquitlam Transfer Station. Recycling disposal is free* for all residents.

The Coquitlam Transfer Station is located at 1200 United Blvd, Coquitlam, British Columbia.

Quantum offers convenient e-waste removal and recycling

Quantum will pick up old, used electronic items for recycling from any place of business in Coquitlam for free* (25-item minimum). After wiping all data, precious metals and salvageable components are harvested from the items collected, keeping them from landfills and recycling their component parts. As a certified electronics recycling company, Quantum adheres to the industry standard of best practices.

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