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Environmental Handling Fee (BC) - Updated April 2011


What are the regulated electronic items included in the program?

The following end-of-life items are accepted in the Encorp Return-It Electronics program:

Desktop Computers

DESKTOP COMPUTERS

Desktop Computers, Servers, Computer with Built-in Monitors, and Thin Clients.
Display Devices

DISPLAY DEVICES

CRT Monitors, LCD Monitors, Plasma Monitors, Monitors with CRACKED screens, CRT Televisions, LCD and Plasma Televisions, Combination TV/VCR, Closed Circuit Monitors, and Combination PC/TV Displays.
Portable Personal Computers

PROTABLE PERSONAL COMPUTERS (PCs)

Laptop and Notebook PCs, Netbook PCs, and Tablet Computers.
Printers and Fax Machines

PRINTERS AND FAX MACHINES

Inkjet Printers, Laser Printers, Printer Combinations, Dot Matrix Printers, Photo Printers, Fax Machines, and Label and Card Printers.
Computer Peripherals

COMPUTER PERIPHERALS

Keyboards, Mice, Computer-specific Cables and Cords, Computer Speakers, Circuit Boards, Hard Drives, Power Supplies, CPU Cases, and Monitor Cases.
Scanners

SCANNERS

Computer Scanners.
Personal or Portable Audio & Video Playback/Recording Systems

PERSONAL OR PORTABLE AUDIO & VIDEO PLAYBACK/RECORDING SYSTEMS

Cameras, Portable DVD Players, Walkman, Discman and Digital Music (MP3) Players, Portable Radios, Boomboxes and Portable Stereos, Portable/Docking Speakers for MP3 Players, Microphones (non-industrial), Earphones and Headphones, Voice Recorders, Hand-Held Video Recorders, and Non-cellular PDAs.
Home Audio & Video Playback/Recording Systems

HOME AUDIO & VIDEO PLAYBACK/RECORDING SYSTEMS

Home Stereos, Speakers, Turntables, Cable Boxes, Satillite Receivers, DVD, Laser Disk, VHS and BETA Players/Recorders, PVRS, Multimedia Projectors, Clock Radios, Digital Picture Frames, Video Baby Monitoring Systems, and Home Security Cameras.
Vehicle Audio & Video Systems (aftermarket)

VEHICLE AUDIO & VIDEO SYSTEMS (AFTERMARKET)

Vehicle Audio Systems, Vehicle Equalizers and Amplifiers, In-Dash Decks, Vehicle Speakers, and Vehicle Video Systems.
Non-cellular Telephones & Answering Machines

NON-CELLULAR TELEPHONES &ANSWERING MACHINES

Non-cellular Telephones and Answering Machines
Home Theatre in a Box (HTB) Systems

HOME THEATRE IN A BOX (HTB) SYSTEMS

Home Theatre in a Box.
Source: Encorp.ca


What is end-of-life?

End-of-life refers to used electronic items that are obsolete and un-useable electronic items that consumers have chosen to deliver to a Return-It Electronics Collection Site for recycling in this program.


How much are the fees?

The following Environmental Handling Fees (EHF) will be charged on the sale of new electronics products:

DESKTOP COMPUTERS (including accessories)$5.50
PORTABLE COMPUTERS$1.20
DISPLAY DEVICES (29" and lower)$9.00
DISPLAY DEVICES (30" and higher)$31.75
DESKTOP PRINTERS AND FAX MACHINES$6.50
COMPUTER PERIPHERALS$0.90
DESKTOP COMPUTER SCANNERS$6.50
PERSONAL / PORTABLE AUDIO/VIDEO PLAYBACK AND/OR RECORDING SYSTEMS$0.40
HOME AUDIO/ VIDEO PLAYBACK AND/OR RECORDING SYSTEMS$3.50
HOME THEATRE IN A BOX (HTB) SYSTEMS$6.00
VEHICLE AUDIO & VIDEO SYSTEMS$2.75
NON-CELLULAR TELEPHONES AND ANSWERING MACHINES$0.85


Why should I have to pay a fee on the purchase of new electronics?

The fee will ensure that end-of-life electronics are processed responsibly and do not end up in our landfills or exported to developing nations.



How will I know whether I've paid a fee on my purchase?

The environmental handling fee (EHF) charged on the sale of new designated electronics products may appear on your sales receipt.



Where can I return my used electronics?

You can bring them to a designated Return-It Electronics Collection Site. To find the collection site nearest you visit electronicsrecyclingbc.ca or encrop.ca



What if I have a large volume of obsolete electronics?

Contact Encorp directly for assistance in organizing a large order delivery or pickup. Call 1-800-330-9767.



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