Adaptive Equipment

Western Labrador

Click on the tabs below for reuse, recycling or safe disposal options.

Adaptive equipment refers to items such as wheelchairs, walkers and bathroom aids used by persons with mobility issues.

You can donate adaptive equipment that is still in working order to a charitable organization or sell or give away through classified ads online, in local newspapers or magazines and through online communities.

If you have adaptive equipment that is made from metal and is no longer in working order, look for a scrap metal collection service, drop-off site or scrap metal recycler.

Municipalities and Local Service Districts – Western Labrador

Municipalities and local service districts provide a range of waste collection and disposal services for residents and businesses.

Phone: Click here to find municipality and local service district contact information

Town of Wabush

The Town of Wabush provides residential collection services for garbage and bulk waste and recycling services for scrap vehicles (tires and fluids must be removed).

Location: Servicing the Town of Wabush
Phone: 709-282-5696
Email: info@wabush.ca
Web: www.lwwm.ca

Labrador West Regional Landfill Site

The Towns of Labrador City and Wabush operate the Labrador West Regional Landfill which provides waste disposal services for residents and businesses in the western Labrador waste management region. This landfill has a public drop-off for garbage, bulk waste, scrap metal, household hazardous waste (HHW) such as oil, paint and batteries.

Location: 317 Hudson Drive, Labrador City, NL
Phone: 709-944-7172
Email: comments@labradorcity.ca
Web: www.labradorwest.com

Kijiji

Kijiji provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.kijiji.ca

Newfoundland Buy & Sell

Newfoundland Buy & Sell provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Magazine, Online
Web: www.nlbuyandsell.com

NL Classified

NL Classified provides free, local online classified listings for individuals interested in buying, selling or giving away a variety of goods and services.

Location: Online
Web: www.nlclassifieds.com

AIM Recycling

AIM Recycling (formerly NLL Recycling) provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: Robin Hood Bay Regional Waste Management Facility, 340 East White Hills Road, St. John's / 68 Whitmore Drive, Grand Falls - Windsor; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-726-1777 (St. John's) / 1-866-489-1170 (Grand Falls - Windsor)
Email: jess@nllrecycling.com
Web: www.aim-recycling.com

Dominion Recycling

Dominion Recycling provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal as well as automotive and industrial batteries.

Location: 377 Empire Ave., St. John’s; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-753-6158/753-8834
Email: info@dominionrecycling.ca
Web: www.dominionrecycling.ca

Newco Metal and Auto Recycling

Newco Metal and Auto Recycling provides drop-off and collection services for various types of scrap metal and vehicles.

Location: 50 Robin Hood Bay Rd.; Province-wide service
Phone: 709-753-3070 / 1-877-753-3070
Email: ddrew@newcometal.com
Web: www.newcometal.com

Think About It

Adaptive equipment can be expensive and difficult to find – give unused wheelchairs, walkers and other adaptive equipment to those in need.