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Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) has added several new types of electronics items for recycling, as of June 1, 2024.

  • Floor and carpet care appliances: vacuums and carpet cleaners
  • Garment care appliances: irons and steam cleaners
  • Counter-top cooking appliances: food processors, coffee grinders, coffee makers
  • Devices for cutting food items and opening/sealing packages
  • Time measurement devices & weight scales: alarm clocks, wall clocks, food scales, weight scales
  • Personal care appliances: hair dryers, electric toothbrushes
  • Portable air treatment devices: portable fans, heaters, humidifiers (does not include air conditioners)

These items will no longer be collected as bulky landfill or metal items at the curbside. They will be collected during the fall electronics curbside pick ups. The Waste Site at 908 Mullock Road, Whynott’s Settlement accepts these items free of charge, year-round as part of the electronics program.

For a complete list of accepted items, visit https://recyclemyelectronics.ca/ns/what-can-i-recycle or call (902) 543-2991.