Recycling E-waste

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The British Columbia Electronics Materials Exchange (BC-EMEX) lets you sell, give away or trade things you don't want with people who do, like an online garage sale. There's lots of free stuff available, plus it's good for the environment. You can also post requests for items that you need.

The site works like a classified ad section, and it's free to use!

Here is another get rid of it/Free Stuff site, get rid of anything - but here are some rules:

Items are allowed to be priced up to $99 to encourage reuse of materials which would otherwise be disposed of.

No illegal materials.

No hazardous materials.

Also prohibited are listings for live animals, products whose use is illegal in British Columbia, sexually explicit materials or materials that contain hate/threatening language, or products that are toxic or hazardous, such as chemicals or weapons.

here is another:

Welcome to the Vancouver Freecycle group!

The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,638 groups with 6,146,694 members across the globe. It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of landfills.

Membership is free, and everything posted must be FREE, legal and appropriate for all ages. To view the items being given away or sought in Vancouver, you must be a member of the local group. To view the local group posts, visit the local Yahoo Group where they are located by clicking on the link below.

I would also add Free Geek to the list:

"Free Geek is a nonprofit community organisation that reduces the environmental impact of waste electronics by reusing and recycling donated technology. Through community engagement we provide education, job skills training, Internet access and free or low cost computers to the public."

I would like add ERA. Electronic Recycling Association. It is a non-profit recycling organization located in Alberta, Vancouver, Toronto, and Canada wide. They collect old unwanted computers and electronics and donate to charities, daycares, elderly homes without a charge.