Donate Technology

Environmental stewardship made easy

The technology donations you make to Free Geek Montréal are tax-deductible and go right back to impacting the community and changing lives.

On top of our commitment to sustainable reuse of technology, we are fully dedicated to maintaining the security of your data. We take the utmost care to ensure complete data destruction on every single data-bearing device we receive.

Learn more about our data security process.

What we accept

Free Geek Montréal accepts all computers and computer-related hardware, regardless of age or condition and nearly everything that plugs in or uses electricity, including smartphones, tablets, e-readers, video systems, and much more.

We Accept

  • Wires & cables
  • Computers - working or non-working*
  • LCD/LED Monitors*
  • Parts of computers
  • Laptops (please attach the laptop power supply with masking tape/rubber bands if possible)
  • Scanners
  • Keyboards and Mice
  • Fax Machines
  • Modems, routers, switches
  • Motherboards and accessory cards
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
  • Computer cables
  • Cell Phones
  • Game Consoles, Cartridges and Accessories (Atari, Nintendo, Sega, etc)
  • Power bars, extension cords, phone cords, etc
  • CDs and DVDs
  • CPU/CRT combos (like iMacs)
  • Audio

We do not Accept

  • Large Photocopiers
  • Large Copiers
  • CRT monitors*
  • Toner cartridges & Ink
  • Electric Typewriters
  • Styrofoam
  • Televisions
  • Microwave Ovens
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Appliances (including air conditioners)
  • Cash Registers

We don’t require a fee for our recycling service, but we do have suggested monetary donation amounts for individual pieces of hardware. These suggested amounts reflect the labor and cost estimated for screening and processing items for possible reuse.

Do you have a U-Haul or large palletized drop-off to make? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to verify when we have the staff and space on-hand to handle your donation efficiently.