ERA & ECRC Teams Up for an Electronic Collection Event

By electronic recycling association January 10, 2023

The Electronic Recycling Association and the Elmwood Community Resource Centre (ECRC) are teaming up to collect electronic devices on January 23rd, 2023. Please drop off your unwanted electronics & the ERA will work to refurbish collected items and donate them to organizations and individuals in need!

We’re looking for any electronic devices, including computers, laptops, tablets, smartphones, and more. If you have any devices, you no longer use or are planning on upgrading, we would love to take them off your hands.  All the devices we collect will be recycled responsibly, and none of them will end up in a landfill.

Location: 545 Watt St, Winnipeg, MB R2K 2S2

Date: January 23, 2023

Time: 10am-7pm

Accepted items include:

  • Desktop & laptop computers
  • Tablets
  • Cell Phones/ Smart Phones/ Home Phones
  • Printers
  • Servers
  • Handheld Electronics (Mp3 Players, Gaming Consoles etc)
  • Gaming consoles
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Cameras
  • USB Keys & Other Storage Devices
  • External Hard Drives
  • Cords, cables
  • Peripherals (mice, keyboards, CDs, DVDs, etc)

**NO microwaves or old tube TVs – NO home or personal appliances*

About Elmwood Community Resource Centre

Nestled along the bank of the Red River in Manitoba, Elmwood is home to some 17,000 people. Here you’ll find a rich cultural and social diversity, a thriving local economy, well-kept homes and streets, and beautiful parks and green spaces. Above all, you will find a caring community focused on the well-being and prosperity of its residents. Elmwood Community Resource Centre builds community in Elmwood with resources and supports that make the neighbourhood a great place to live, work, and raise a family.

If you need help organizing a collection event contact the ERA. We will provide necessary resources (staff to assist with collection if necessary and confirmed in advance, collection bins, removal of equipment) as well as assist in handling the creation of marketing materials for your event (posters/flyers for you to distribute). All you’ll need to do is share event details with all of your contacts to ensure your collection is well attended.

Please check availability with a ERA representative today by calling our main line at 1.877.9.EWASTE