Workers disassembling monitors at Edmonton's GEEP e-waste recycling facility.

Using cutting edge processes and equipment, the 45,000 square foot Quantum Lifecycle facility processes more than 30,000 tonnes per year of old computers, televisions, and a wide range of electrical and electronic waste materials for recycling.

Processes and Equipment Used at the Facility

  • Centrifugal Separation
  • Plastics Shredder
  • CRT Processing
  • Chain Shredder
  • De-Reeler
  • Baler

The facility is built and operated at the Edmonton Waste Management Centre by Quantum Lifecycle.

Quantum Lifecycle is a registered processor under Alberta's electronics program which is administered by Alberta Recycling Management Authority.

Items Accepted for Recycling

  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Audio and video equipment and televisions
  • Personal care appliances (hair dryers, shavers)
  • Other electrical household tools (vacuums, irons, floor polishers)
  • Electrical power tools
  • Telecommunications equipment (telephones, cell phones)
  • Computer and home office equipment
  • Computer components
  • Photocopiers, fax machines and similar office electronics
  • Industrial electrical tools
  • Specialty equipment containing electrical motors, switches and other components with material value

Electronic and electric waste recycling drop-off locations