DHC members might find this interesting for comparison purposes. Taken from the Alberta Recycling Website (Link at the bottom)
Televisions and computer equipment that pose the greatest risk to the environment and represent the greatest amount of electronic waste discarded by Albertans were the first products to be included in the electronics recycling program.
See below for the list of designated electronics currently accepted at no charge for recycling at the more than 220 collection sites across Alberta.
With increasing advances in technology and new products being introduced into the marketplace every year, the need for new ways to recycle electronic waste and the need to add more eligible products to the program is going to continue to grow.
Televisions -These products include a television tuner, or a device that can operate as both a computer monitor and television. Combinations that operate as both a television and a CPU will be charged two environmental fees at the time of purchase for the Television component of the device and the CPU.
CPUs -The device that is the central processing unit of the computer.
Keyboard, mouse, cables and/or speakers
Monitors -These devices have built in components necessary to operate as a computer monitor and they do not come within the definition of a television as noted above. All-in-one combinations of monitor and CPU will be charged two environmental fees at the time of purchase for the monitor and the CPU.
Printers -Includes desktop printers, multi-function printer copiers, printer/fax copier combinations. Environmental fee will not be charged at the time of purchase for handheld devices that have a printing function such as label makers and calculators, or printers which weigh more than 1,000 kilograms.
Laptops & notebooks -Portable computers that includes the combination of both the CPU, monitor and keyboard all in one package. Only one environmental fee will be charged at the time of purchase.
Environmental fees are collected on the sale of new eligible electronics in Alberta.
These fees are used to:Collect, transport and recycle unwanted electronics,
Develop research into new recycling technologies, and Build awareness and support for the electronics recycling programs.
18-inch screen and smaller: $15
19-inch to 29-inch screen: $25
30-inch to 45-inch screen: $30
46-inch and larger screen: $45
Computer monitors (LCD and CRT): $12
CPUs and servers (also covers recycling of keyboard, mouse, cables, and speakers): $10
Printer/printer combinations: $8
Laptop and notebook computers: $5