Full Service Electronics (E-Waste) Recycling in Oakville

Does your business have outdated or broken computers, tablets, smartphones or other electronic devices that are no longer in use?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

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 Oakville

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

ECORESPONSIBLE level 2, Montreal
This certificate applies to Quantum Montreal only.
This certificate applies to Quantum
Costa Rica only.

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

The electronic waste problem in Oakville

The town of Oakville has 212,382 inhabitants. Each year, they generate 2,123,820 lbs. of e-waste.
Oakville also has more than 8,000 businesses that need to dispose of old electronics, too.
Many Oakville residents work in advanced manufacturing, such as at UTC Aerospace Systems and General Electric, generating significant amounts of e-waste.

Curated blog posts from Quantum

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 2,123,820 lbs of e-waste generated by the people in Oakville is a priority.
  • Recycling one million laptops saves enough energy to power 3600 average homes in North America for a year.
  • Since e-waste is highly toxic, many developed countries pay to ship end-of-life devices to third-world countries, generally in Asia and Africa. Shipping dangerous e-waste to countries without the infrastructure to properly deal with it amplifies the effect that e-waste has on the environment.

Quantum services the following areas in Oakville

  • Old Oakville
  • Kerr Village
  • Eastlake
  • Bronte
  • Clearview
  • College Park
  • Iroquois Ridge North
  • Iroquois Ridge South
  • Glen Abbey
  • Palermo
  • River Oaks
  • Uptown Core
  • West Oak Trails

Recycling Your E-Waste in Oakville

Computer Recycling in Oakville

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 Oakville 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 Oakville

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 Oakville 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.

Quantum can help Oakville with e-waste

Oakville is home to several unique industries, many falling under the life science sector. There is a local emphasis on pharmaceutical development and elder care, as well as a substantial digital media, ICT, and film industry. Many foreign companies have chosen to establish their Canadian headquarters in Oakville.

These advanced fields require lots of technological support. Unfortunately, that translates to a hefty amount of e-waste.

How to recycle e-waste in Oakville

Currently, Oakville only offers recycling options for batteries and cell phones. There are five municipal collection sites located at:

1. Glen Abbey Community Centre at 1415 Third Line
2. Halton Regional Centre at 1151 Bronte Road
3. Iroquois Ridge Community Centre at 1015 Glenashton Drive
4. Oakville Public Library Central Branch at 120 Navy Street
5. Oakville Town Hall at 1225 Trafalgar Road

Quantum can recycle all other forms of e-waste

Quantum is well suited for all of your other end-of-life electronic recycling needs. Quantum can collect computers, printers, copiers, scanners, and other devices to make sure that e-waste doesn’t make its way into local landfills. Schedule a pickup and Quantum will retrieve your devices for free (25-item minimum), wipe any data left on them, and safely recycle each device. Recycling electronics is convenient and beneficial for the environment.

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