Free Geek Toronto, a non- profit social enterprise located in the heart of West Queen West. We accept donations of electronic waste, refurbish computers and re-sell them at an accessible price. Electronics which cannot be re-used are ethically recycled in an environmentally responsible manner with oversight by the Ontario Electronics Stewardship.
Free Geek Toronto also offers computer and Internet training for beginners and intermediate users at reasonable rates. Volunteers interested in learning how to build and repair computers can take part in the Build program. Volunteers who put in the 24 hours of volunteer time are also eligible to receive a free desktop computer.
Our Mission — To promote social and economic justice by:
- Increasing access to computing and communications technologies
- Providing education, training, and job skills
- Promoting the use of Free and Open Source Software
- Reducing the environmental impact of electronic waste
Our Vision — To make our city a place where e-waste is disposed of responsibly, safely and ethically, and where everyone has access to computers and the Internet.We Accept Financial Donations
All donations go toward helping bridge the digital divide in the following ways:
- Training & Education
- Repurposing Technology
- Ethical Recycling