Battery recycling Tag

Annually, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22 in over 192 countries, for over 40 years now. It grew from a small idea in 1970 to the huge international event it is today. Earth Day Events As you might imagine, at Island Return It, we love celebrating Earth Day so we have decided to prolong the fun and hold multiple recycling events in communities up and down Vancouver Island. The first event will take place at Mayfair Shopping Centre in Victoria on April 18th & 19th. Between 10am-6pm. You are invited to bring any old, unwanted computers, electronics, small appliances, light bulbs, batteries, power tools, outdoor power equipments and more  to Mayfair Shopping Centre's parking area at Finlayson and Blanchard. Upcoming Events The second event is the following weekend (April 26th - 27th) in Mill Bay at Kerry Park. Between 10-6pm Followed by Port Alberni on May 9-10th at the Pacific Rim Mall by Staples. And we'll finish...

People often ask us what they should do to safely dispose of household batteries. Our answer is always: Bring them to us, but don’t stop at AAs, we also collect batteries for products like hearing aids, medical devices, laptops, mobile and cordless phones, cameras, radios, gaming devices, camcorders, smoke detectors, flash lights and other electronic devices. What about Lead Acid Batteries? Then there are the big batteries. We’ll take your lead acid batteries too and ensure that they are properly recycled. These batteries are from products such as cars and trucks, motorcycles, golf carts, boats and RVs. Heck, we’ll even take an old forklift battery off your hands for you! When we collect consumer batteries we send them to a recycling facility in BC where they are processed into reusable metals and materials. No part of the battery ever makes it to a landfill, instead they are turned into new batteries, stainless steel...

Our Esquimalt Island Return it Recycling Centre in Victoria is the only 5 star rated recycling depot on all of Vancouver Island. Tucked neatly back from the road on Ellery St is where you will find this super clean and efficient recycling depot, which is more than just a bottle depot. In addition to beverage containers, the staff here will also safely and responsibly recycle: Small appliances, Household and Automotive, Batteries, Light bulbs and lamps, Cellphones, Electronic Kid Toys Did I mention that these services are free of charge to you, the eco-conscience consumer? You will not pay a dime to properly dispose of your unwanted recyclables! Like the hotel industry where a 5 Star designation assures the hotel guest of an exemplary standard of service, cleanliness, design and comfort, Encorp Pacific's 5 Star Depot Program will assure customers of the best possible recycling experience. Our Esquimalt location went through a rigorous checklist...