Samsung Canada’s, Electronic recycling program significantly enable to reduce e-waste nationwide

Impressively, Samsung Canada is glad to provide support for the nationwide efforts in order to decrease e-waste with its electronic recycling program. This has been introduced in 2022, and it invites Canadians over the country to liable dispose of electronics at their respective local Samsung Experience Stores. Therefore, the citizens can find drop-off premises at the service counter situated in every store.

In its very first year of operations, the recycling program enabled to route e-waste. And thus by the time of its launching, the program has recycled 101 kgs of e-waste respectively.

At Samsung Canada, we are fully committed to our vision of incorporating sustainability into our products and operations, and are incredibly proud of our progress to keep e-waste out of landfills,” said Frank Martino, Vice President, Corporate Service. “We will continue our journey to divert e-waste year-round by providing easy ways for Canadians to responsibly recycle old devices.

Samsung is proud to associate with the Electronic Products Recycling Association (EPRA) for the program. This is an industry-led not-for-profit organization that handles regulated recycling programs across the nation. For many past years or decades, EPRA has their criteria to follow for safe, secure electronics recycling. EPRA also works to ensure that end-of-life electronics are recycled in a safe and environmentally sound manner. While the same has enabled to divert over 1.2 million tonnes of electronics from Canadian landfills since its foundation.

EPRA/Recycle My Electronics is committed to the integrity of the recycling process at every stage, from our network of authorized drop-off locations through to our approved primary processors,” said Pierre Prim, Executive Director, of the Electronic Products Recycling Association. “We are proud of our success diverting end-of-life electronics from Canadian landfill and illegal export for residents, businesses, and the environment.

Samsung is also committedly to working in the direction of creating a more sustainable future with its Everyday Sustainability vision. The same embodies sustainability in operations, products, and communities. It comprises an LCD Glass Panel Replacement Program in order to reduce e-waste and Paper-Free Service Centres.

The company aims to work on ascertaining its global commitment to achieve zero waste in landfills. While parallelly working to reduce its e-waste by 2025. Samsung has already collected more than 5 million tonnes of e-waste globally since 2009. Accordingly, through Earth Month, Samsung has collaborated with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). This is to raise funds in favor of FSC Canada’s mission to protect healthy and resilient forests in Canada respectively.

Below are the following Samsung Experience Stores and Service Centres in Canada. The same who are accepting e-waste donations. Therefore, it is recommended that the customers who donate their devices must wipe out all data from their devices.

  • Samsung Experience Store – CF Toronto Eaton Centre: 220 Yonge St, Toronto, On, M5B 2H9
  • Samsung Customer Service Centre – Heartland Town Centre: 8-5985 Rodeo Dr, Mississauga, On L5R 3X8
  • Samsung Customer Service Centre – Montreal: 10 5395 Rue des Jockeys, Montreal, QC H4P2T7
  • Samsung Experience Store – Sherway Gardens: 25 The West Mall Unit 3020, Etobicoke, ON M9C 1B8
  • Samsung Experience Store –Yorkdale Mall: 3401 Dufferin St, North York, ON M6A 2T9
  • Samsung Experience Store – Metrotown: 4700 Kingsway #1132, Burnaby, BC V5H 4M1
  • Samsung Experience Store – Montreal Eaton Centre: 677 Rue Sainte-Catherine Street West Unit #3555, Montreal, QC H3B 5K4

Samsung Canada’s, Electronic recycling program significantly enable to reduce e-waste nationwide

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