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NWT Electronics Recycling Program

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The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) contracted Alberta Recycling to administer the revenue portion of their Electronics Recycling Program and Alberta Recycling is the main point of contact for companies (Distributors) selling in or into the NWT.

Registration Application

Under the GNWT Electronics Recycling Regulations, any person manufacturing, selling or distributing electronics in or into the NWT is an electronics distributor (this includes retailers) as of February 1, 2016.

All distributors are required to:

  1. Be registered as a distributor;
  2. Collect environmental handling fees on designated electronics sold/distributed;
  3. Report and remit fees, where applicable; and
  4. Maintain accurate books and records.

Unsure if you are required to register or have questions? Please do not hesitate to contact our office at [email protected] or toll free 1-888-999-8762. We will be pleased to assist you.

To find out more about the program and where to recycle electronics in the NWT, please visit the the GNWT websites for the NWT Electronics Recycling Program and ReThinkIt.

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