Environmental Handling Fee (EHF)

Environmental Handling Fees (EHF) are applied on the sale of all new electronic products and are used to fund are applied on the sale of all new electronic products. It’s not a tax, nor is it a refundable deposit. The EHF on each item in the program is based on the actual cost to recycle the materials contained in the product. All program revenue is used for the collection, transportation and responsible recycling of end-of-life electronics as well as program administration.

The following EHFs will be charged on the sale and distribution of new electronic products in Ontario:
$28.00

Display Devices (TV/Monitor/All-in-one) 46" or Larger
$12.00

Display Devices (TV/Monitor/All-in-one)

30" – 45"

$7.00

Display Devices (TV/Monitor/All-in-one)

29" or Smaller

$1.50

Non-Cellular Telephones and Answering Machines
$2.50

Home Audio/Video Playback and Recording Systems/Components
$1.40

Desktop Computers
$1.00

Portable Computers
$2.50

Desktop Printers/Multi-function Devices
$0.75

Personal/Portable Audio/Video Playback and Recording Systems
$2.50

Home Theatre in a Box (HTB) Systems
$2.50

Vehicle Audio/Video Systems (aftermarket)
$25.00

Floor-Standing Multi-Function Devices
$0.75

Computer Peripherals
$0.07

Cellular Devices

*All EHFs are subject to applicable sales tax