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Posted on: February 5, 2014

[ARCHIVED] Special electronics recycling session set for Island Savings Centre

The items dropped off will be delivered to local Return-It Electronics depots, where these items can be parted with year-round for free. BC Hydro is also reminding folks most home electronics are often left plugged-in even if they are not used and “standby” power accounts for up to 10 per cent of a home’s overall electricity demand. Electronics are expected to represent 15 to 20% of home energy use in B.C. this year. More than 20% of BC Hydro customers have three or more televisions in their home.

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