How does the electronics recycling process work in BC? Craig Wisehart, Executive Director of the Electronic Product Recycling Association of BC joins Allen to answer key questions about how and why British Columbians should recycle their end-of-life electronics. They discuss making recycling accessible, the impact of the EPRA program, and how the global pandemic has impacted electronics recycling locally.
Electronic Products Recycling Association is a not-for-profit extended producer responsibility association set up by the major producers and retailers of electronics to provide industry-led and regulated recycling programs for unwanted electronics. To learn more, please visit https://www.return-it.ca/electronics/. To learn more about having your reusable electronics refurbished rather than recycled, please contact BC Technology for Learning Society at www.ReuseTechBC.ca. BC Technology for Learning Society operates the Computers for Schools program in BC and distributes over 7,000 refurbished computers and laptops to BC schools, charities, and libraries each year.