Help Your Community By Donating Today
The Electronic Recycling Association is here to provide you with the opportunity to help your community. Our goal is to collect used, old and unwanted electronic devices from individuals and businesses throughout Vancouver, and donate them to Canadian charities across the country. From laptops to iPhones, we can refurbish any device that you want to throw out. Your donation can help your community and the environment at the same time. Be part of something amazing by committing to our electronic recycling in Vancouver.
This would be amazing for Christmas for my kids and I. Thank you so much!!
On behalf of Focus School of theatre, Arts and Filmmaking, I would like to sincerely thank you for your last shipment of iPads and a projector we requested awhile ago. Thank you for not forgetting about us! With your help, now our students are better equipped and can learn more and faster. Thank you!
Thanks for arranging this and for all the work your organization does!
I have received a tablet for my special needs daughter from ERA. My daughter is looking forward to watching her favourite shows on the tablet. It will be especially useful for her to use the tablet with her noise cancelling headphones to help her stay focused. Thank you so much ERA, you’re providing a wonderful service to the community.
Just to let you know every time your guys come here to work they are very courteous very professional and are a pleasure to work with them.
We were very happy with your service
I want to take a second to thank you and the rest of your team regarding how well you handled this situation. I feel appropriate to acknowledge the great effort you provided to have this mishap resolved. Also, I was pleased to converse with each one of you in such a professional fashion.
I will certainly come back to ERA when I get more items in need of a second life.
We understand the concerns that come with handing off your electronic devices. You can rest assured that with our data security destruction process that we erase all backend private date off your devices. By utilizing AmeriShred mobile hard drive shredders and advanced erasure software, nothing from your device will be passed onto the next person. Only once the data has been wiped off will we refurbish the devices and donate them charities across Canada. Your privacy security is one of our paramount pillars in our Vancouver electronic recycling program.
Any pickup charges applied are based on location, the number of items, service requirements, etc. Fortunately, ERA is known to be able to waive costs during the multiple promotions we have throughout the year or for members & high-valued donations.
Drop-offs are usually free of charge at any of our multiple locations. However, we do have costs applied for the following items, TV’s, Microwaves, Floor Model Copier/Printer & for Services such as Destruction.
Our primary focus is to have the equipment repurposed and donated. However, there are some circumstances where we offer equipment at low cost to not only avoid recycling working devices but also to offer the opportunity to individuals to receive a computer and not have to pay full price, as many cannot afford it. Our donation process is for Non-profit, Business, Charity & Educational type facilities. All funds are used to benefit the organization and allow ERA to operate and provide low cost or free services throughout Canada.
Yes, ERA can data wipe or destroy media such as hard drives, tapes, floppy discs, CD’s etc. Secure data wiping is inclusive and free of charge. However, destruction can range anywhere from $0.00ea - $5.00ea depending on the donated equipment, media and membership status. Certification is provided usually within 10 business days after the service has been completed. Serial Numbers can also be provided upon request.
Yes, ERA ensures the data is removed using Blancco. Certification is provided usually within 10 business days after the service has been completed. Serial Numbers can also be provided upon request.
With so many electronic devices being discarded every day, why not make use of them and help both the environment and local communities? That has been our goal here from the start. It is why we are committed to electronic recycling in Vancouver, and why we’re ready to service you. Whether you want to drop off your devices or let us pick them up for you, we will take them off your hands. From your used monitors to your old video games, you can give back to the community through us. Make a donation today; speak to the Electronic Recycling Association.