Client Awareness

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Here at Freegeek, all items received are sorted by hand. We are finding items that pose a health & safety risk to the staff and volunteers. Non factory sealed Toner Cartridges and broken CRT tubes are hazardous and create an additional strain on Freegeeks resources. In the interest of everyone’s safety, we would encourage your assistance in keeping with the following instructions in preparing your shipment to Freegeek. Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at 604-879-4335.

× No Toner cartridges that are not factory sealed.
× No broken CRT (Tube or housing).
× No broken LCD (screen and/or screen housing).
× No Ink cartridges that are not factory sealed.


! Any Antiglare screens to be housed in boxes (to avoid broken glass)
! Any sharp objects (Metal, Glass, Printer Ink Syringes etc) to be housed in boxes or sharp edges protected.
                                 What we DO take
✔ Computers working or nonworking ✔ CRT Monitors ✔ LCD Monitors ✔ Scanners
✔ Fax Machines ✔ Motherboards and accessory cards ✔ Computer cables ✔ Cell Phones
✔ Laptops ✔ CPU/CRT combos (like iMacs) ✔ Printers ✔ Keyboards and Mice
✔ External Modems ✔ Uninterruptable Power Supplies (UPS) ✔ Game Consoles, Cartridges and Accessories(Atari, Nintendo, Sega, etc)
                                  What we DON’T take
                     (Items not part of Freegeeks recycling program)
× DVD Players × Photocopiers × Flash Lights × Electric Typewriters
× Styrofoam × Microwave Ovens × Appliances (including air conditioners) × Non Computer Related Items/Equipment
× Video Recorders/Players × Telephones × Alkaline Batteries × Stereo Equipment
× Televisions × Smoke Detectors × Cash Registers