The Price of Hardware is going up!!!

If you haven't already heard about the new OES (Ontario Electronic Stewardship) you should know that the government is applying a recycling tax to most new computer and consumer electric hardware items:

Ontario electronics recycling fees

Effective April 1, 2009:
Desktop Computers: $13.44
Portable Computers: $2.14
Computer Peripherals
(Mice, Keyboards, Single Hard Drives, Optical Drives): $0.32
Monitors: $12.03
Televisions: $10.07
Printing Devices: $5.05

These fees will be built into product prices as of April 1st. Unfortunately this is not an April fools joke. ;)

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