Electronics Recycling in Richmond

Does your Richmond business have outdated or broken computers, tablets, smartphones or other electronic devices that are no longer in use?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

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 Richmond

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


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your end-of-life IT assets

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What happens to recycled electronics in Richmond?

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What does ITAD mean?

Do you provide certificates of recycling/data destruction?

What can I do with my old TV in Richmond?

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 Richmond

Richmond has a growing population of 216,288 people who generate 2,162,880 lbs of e-waste every year.
The 14,285 thriving businesses within Richmond's city limits all spawn significant amounts of e-waste.
Richmond is well known for its advanced aviation industry and logistics hub centered around the Vancouver airport.

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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.
  • The 2,274,060 lbs. of e-waste generated in Richmond pose a long-term threat to the environment.
  • Precious metals are abundant in e-waste. Japan has pledged to use metal recycled from electronic gadgets for the 2020 Olympic gold, silver, and bronze medals.
  • Average cell phone users replace their cell phones every 18 months.

Quantum services the following areas in Richmond

  • Bridgeport
  • Brighouse
  • Broadmoor
  • Burkeville
  • Hamilton
  • Minoru Park
  • Seafair
  • Southarm
  • Steveston
  • Sullivan Heights
  • Thompson
  • Tucks

Recycling Your E-Waste in Richmond

Computer Recycling in Richmond

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 Richmond 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 Richmond

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 Richmond 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.

Growth in Richmond tied to increase in e-waste

Richmond’s series of islands support over 14,000 different businesses—from agri-foods to aviation companies, logistics to manufacturing. It is one of the most enterprising cities, carefully fostering economic development that has attracted companies from around the world to Richmond. This growth has also contributed to a rise in e-waste.

Richmond Recycling Options

Residents and business operators are permitted to drop off one cubic yard of recyclables and three large appliances at the Richmond Recycling Depot each day. Batteries, electronics, and most other types of materials are accepted by the facility to reach Richmond’s goal of diverting 80% of waste from the landfill by 2020.

The Richmond Recycling Depot is located at 5555 Lynas Lane, Richmond, BC. It is closed on Mondays.

Quantum offers unparalleled e-waste recycling convenience in Richmond

Alternatively, Quantum offers a simple, turnkey approach to recycling end-of-life electronics. Schedule a convenient, free pickup of 25 or more electronic items to be recycled.

Quantum is a certified electronics recycling company that adheres to established best practices in electronics recycling. After collection from your facility, Quantum will wipe any data and recycle the components. Some estimate that up to 90% of the parts of a used device can be reused to make a new one.

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