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Recycling and electronic devices

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RecyclingPhoto of a neatly filled blue recycling bin

Every week, the Township of Alfred and Plantagenet's recycling program sends approximately 80 tons of recyclables to be processed at Groupe Convex's Recycle-Action sorting facility in Hawkesbury.

Read the following tabs to learn how to help the recycling waste sort, which items are accepted in your blue bin? Where to drop your white styrofoam and your old electronic devices for recycling. 

 

Accepted Items in your blue bin

To find out which materials are accepted for recycling in your blue box, you may download the Recycling Accepted Items List (version Nov. 2019) or visit Groupe Convex Prescott-Russell's Recycle-Action website.

Electronics devices

ELECTRONICS RECYCLING AT TOWN HALL ELECTRONICS MAY BE DEPOSITED IN CONTAINERS LOCATED NEXT TO THE FIRE STATION IN PLANTAGENET FOR RECYCLING

205, Old Highway 17, Plantagenet ON, K0B 1L0

 

Electronics : 

  • Answering machines

  •  Amplifiers

  •  Audio cassette / players

  •  Camera dock printer

  •  Camera (digital and non-digital)

  •  Copiers

  •  CD, DVD players

  •  CD-ROM drives

  •  Cellphones & Smart phones

  •  Closed circuit monitors

  •  Closed circuit television screens

  •  Computer terminals

  •  Christmas Lights

  •  Computers (all-in-one-computers, laptop, pc, tablets, desktop)

  •  Computers accessories (mouse, keyboard, speaker etc.)

  •  Desktop computers

  •  Digital picture frames

  •  Displays

  •  DVD drives & players

  • Extension Cord

  •  External hard drives

  •  Fax machines

  •  Floppy-disk drives

  •  Handheld printers

  •  Home theatre equipment

  •  Laptops

  •  Microphone

  •  Modems (wired & wireless)

  •  Monitors

  • MP3

  •  Pagers

  •  PC-free photo printers

  •  Portable audio/video players

  •  Portable DVD players

  •  Printers

  •  Projectors (video, audio, image)

  •  Radios

  •  Recorders

  •  Speakers

  •  Scanners

  •  Tablets (Ipad etc.)

  •  Telephones (Rotary, wireless) 

  • Televisions 

  • Typewriters (Electric) 

  • Vehicle DVD/Blue-ray players 

  • Vehicle radios audio players & speakers 

  • Video Cameras (analog & digital) 

  • Video players/recorders 

  • Webcams

Tips to help the recycling waste sorting

  •  Empty and clean your containers
  • Discard dirty cardboard

  • Sort different materials
  • Lids—Remove the lids from jars
  • Ad bag —Remove the commercial papers from the bag
  • Yogourt container — Remove the aluminum lid from the plastic container
  • Juice Carton — Remove straw from juice carton

White Styrofoam 

You may bring your white styrofoam (polystyrene) waste directly at Recycle-Action in Hawkesbury:

Recycle-Action

1301 Spence Avenue Hawkesbury, ON, K6A 3T4

The container is available at all time and it's free.

Watch Recycle-Action Video