On July 1, 2012, the Canadian Toy Association in partnership with the Canadian Brandowner Residuals Stewardship Corporation (CBRSC) began recycling electronic toys (designed for children age 14 and younger) across British Columbia. Have a look at their Frequently Asked Questions
. Go to their depot locator
to find the recycling center nearest to you.
What happens to your old electronic toys? Go to the FAQ
and scroll down for details.
Accepted Toy Products:
Plush Textiles with Electronics – electronic dolls and stuffed animals
Metal or Hard Plastic Toys with Electronics
Remote Control Vehicles
Ride On Vehicles
Hand Held Game Devices
Gaming Devices with PC /TV (For kids younger than 14 years of age)*
Electronic Toy Promotional Items – like those sold with meals or other items marketed to children
Many electronic products not accepted in the electronic toy program are covered by the Return-It Electronics
recycling program. While the Electronic Toy Recycling program was developed for electronic toys designed for children 14 years old or younger, this program and Return-It Electronics will cooperate so that all electronic toys are recycled.