Winnipeggers waited in line on Wednesday to drop off old electronics to be recycled as part of an Earth Day event. The E-Waste Drop Off depot only ran 4 hours and dozens of vehicles were turned away.
On Thursday, a second drop off location was designated at École Julie-Riel, an elementary school in St. Vital.
Hundreds of electronics, mainly computers and monitors, filled the school’s hallway.
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Those wishing to drop off any used electronics can go to Urbanmine, 72 Rothwell Road. There will be a fee based on the weight of your item. Information on the province’s E-Waste recycling options can be found at GreenManitoba.ca.