Join us Thursday March 28th when we will be showing the documentary film, “Welcome to Sodom”, and hosting guest speaker Marette Sharp from Barrie’s Global Electric Electronic Processing (GEEP). Both the film and speaker follow Living Green Barrie’s March theme of Electronic Waste Problems and Solutions. If you want to do more about electronic waste, take the March E-Waste Change Challenge!

Small Items E-Waste Drop-Off

We are happy to be partnering with GEEP to provide an electronic waste drop-off at the Uptown Theatre on the night of Thursday, March 28th. If you want to make sure your electronic waste is properly disposed of, bring it out to this months GreenScreen!  If you aren’t sure what qualifies as e-waste, please consult the list below, or email us, Please keep in mind that we only have one bin for smaller electronic waste items, anything too large or unacceptable will have to be turned away. Thank you for your cooperation!

The Documentary

Welcome to Sodom exhibits the lives of different people living in the electronic wasteland in Sodom, Ghana. The living conditions, job opportunities and vast amounts of electronic waste will shock you, but this is juxtaposed by the hardworking spirit of the people. It shows how our modern, society that values throw-away technology is impacting people and places around the world. Prepare to be absorbed by the original music and terrified at the reality of electronic waste.

Watch the trailer for “Welcome to Sodom” here:

This is a film you do not want to miss. Welcome to Sodom is the winner of numerous awards:

14. Zurich Film Festival: Special Mention
14. Zurich Film Festival: Ecumenical Film Award
Saratov Film Festival: Winner of the Audience Award
Valletta Film Festival: Best Cinematography Award of the documentary competition
Filmfest München: Honorary Mention One Future Price

Guest Speaker

Stay after the movie for our guest speaker Marette Sharp from Barrie’s GEEP, who will be sharing how they implement principles of reusing and recycling electric and electronic waste, with locations in Canada, the U.S., and Costa Rica.

“GEEP is a company committed to effectively and responsibly managing the consequences of the electronic age in which we live. We provide a means for safe, secure reuse and recycling of waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) while providing investment recovery for businesses to maximize the management of their IT assets. The company employs state-of-the-art recycling facilities using innovative equipment for electronics processing and the management of IT and Telecom assets.” -GEEP,

Event Info:

$5 Admission, cash at the door, or tickets available on Eventbrite

Thursday, March 28th @7pm

Uptown Theater, 55 Dunlop St. W, Barrie, ON

 Bring Your Own Bowl for popcorn and keep this event waste free

E-Waste drop-off: Bring your unused electronic waste to be properly disposed of. See the full list below of what qualifies as e-waste. Only small items will be accepted.

OES Acceptable Detailed List of E-Waste


Come with questions, comments, and your own bowl. Thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible!



GreenScreen- Welcome to Sodom
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