Beginning May 2021, LRWSC will be collecting computers and other items that can be repurposed/repaired by a local electronics recycler in Red Deer. All repurposed electronics must have all personal information removed prior to bringing to any our our sites, but we also take further precautions by receiving from the recycler a certificate of destruction of all hard drives from discarded computers to ensure any personal information has been destroyed. The repurposed electronics will be used to distribute to local low income families, students, and small businesses.
Prior to this, electronics collected were destroyed and shredded to recycle various individual components such as plastics, and metals. LRWSC takes protecting the publics personal information seriously, and has taken the steps necessary to achieve this while allowing certain electronics to be repurposed for those who maybe cannot afford purchasing new.