Residents are advised not to put electronics at the curb when putting out bulk garbage for monthly collection as they will not be collected.
The Burin Peninsula Regional Service Board has partnered with EPRA and is now a NL Electronic Recycling Program Depot. Residents who want to dispose of electronics will have to bring them to the Depot located on the main parking lot at the landfill site. There is no charge to drop off electronics.
Designated materials include:
* Desktop, laptop and notebook computers, including CPU’s, keyboards, mice, cables and other components in the computer
* Computer monitors
* Computer desk-top printers, including printers that have scanning or fax capabilities or both
* Audio and video playback and recording systems
* Telephones and fax machines
* Cellular telephones
* Counter-top Micro-wave Ovens
* Navigation systems (Global Positioning Systems)
* Video game devices (consoles, hand-held devices and controllers)
* Electronic Readers (such as Kindle, Kobo, Amazon E-Reader)
* External storage drives and modems
Again, residents are reminded that these items will not be collected and they should not be placed at the curb.