Computer Recycling (Re-Use)
Computers are one of the main sources of hazardous chemicals! Make sure your computers and computer monitors get re-used or recycled properly.
See detailed materials composition of a Desktop Personal Computer and Life Cycle Assessment (EPA)
Up to 5 pounds of lead per computer! (Article April 2006, New York Times)
See also: Computer Recycling Centres in UK
These businesses and organizations accept donations of used equipment for re-use, not just for scrap recycling. Many accept even broken equipment and will repair it. If items cannot be repaired they will be recycled in a responsible way (inquire about this as this may vary over time).
A Regional and National Exchange board where you can easily offer to donate your
used computer and office electronics equipment to a tax exempt nonprofit
Computer Renaissance stores sell new, refurbished, used and custom built laptop
and desktop computers and offer computer repair, consulting, computer
networking, and IT services.
National Cristina Foundation (NCF) provides computer technology and solutions to give people with disabilities, students at risk and economically disadvantaged persons the opportunity, through training, to lead more independent and productive lives.
Computer Aid recycles unwanted computers from Britain for use in schools and
community organisations in developing countries.
We give free refurbished computers to schools, non-profit organizations, and economically and/or physically disadvantaged individuals.
Technology product philanthropy service just for
nonprofits. Thanks to our partners' generous product donations and discounts, TechSoup Stock is able to facilitate and distribute multiple product philanthropy programs in a centralized, Web-based platform.
Re-use by donating working parts to
local schools, proper recycling of other parts. Data destruction. No charges for
recycling, removal, ...
CRC takes all computers, network, telephone, test equipment, cell phones, office electronics and industrial electronics - working and nonworking - and warehouse overstocks of parts and equipment. Computers & Education reuses laptops and computers in community programs, nonprofits, and schools.
Goodwill offers computer and electronic recycling and refurbishment programs for individuals and businesses. We refurbish donated items in working order and sell them affordably in our stores or make them available to community groups. Non-working components are broken down and recycled in a safe and environmentally responsible way.
Extronex, Inc. is a used IT and Lab Equipment Remarketer. We buy, sell and
remarket used equipment.
Community Computer Connection "C3". The C3 team refurbishes computers
that are donated from corporations, organizations, and individuals, and provides
them for free to qualified nonprofit organizations and schools throughout
Computer refurbishing, recycling, donations, etc. We accept donations of computer equipment. Our volunteers test and restore them to working condition. We provide the refurbished/upgraded computers to other charitable organizations and educational institutions.
Materials for the Arts (MFTA) provides over 3,000
New York City (NYC) arts programs, artists and art educators with materials and
art supplies donated by area businesses that no longer need them. Computers and
accessories must be immediately usable.
Computers for Youth is a New York City-based non-profit organization that places computers into the homes of disadvantaged children and provides them and their families with a network of support services.
They only accept at least 50 computers per donation.
If you or the company you work for have goods or consulting services that you'd like to donate to a New York City public school, you can list these items on the
FreeGeek Columbus provides computers and training for limited-resource populations in Central Ohio through redistribution of used equipment and the use of Free Software. FreeGeek Columbus is committed to Free Software, responsible electronics recycling, and community engagement.
Non-profit community organization providing free computers and education to those in need through the reuse and recycling of old computers. Any computer equipment, working or not, can be donated to Free Geek; we will repair and reuse what computers we can. Non-functioning computers and scrap will be recycled responsibly.
Free Geek Penn is a non-profit organization that recycles used technology and provides computers, education and access to the internet to those in need in exchange for community service.
Internet training and technology for developing communities, - donate websites to non profit and non governmental organizations in developing countries InterConnection.
Free Geek Olympia is a volunteer organization that recycles used technology to provide computers , education, and access to the Internet to those in need - in exchange for community service. We currently serve Thurston County and plan to serve the entire south Puget Sound region.
Computer Recycling for Education provides consulting and training solutions to the electronics waste (e-waste) industry. Our book, titled "Computer Recycling for Education", will show you how to start a computer recycling/refurbishing program, enhance your existing program or business using “ Best Management Practices”.
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TCG is a total recycler of electronic scrap, by-products and other components related to the manufacturing of technological products.
eWastemc.com offers a electronic recycling services to California businesses.
Offers computer and electronic recycling services for
residential and commercial. We recycle laptops, monitors, PCs, phones, televisions, and more.
Computer and electronics recycling for businesses and individuals. Milwaukee based, covering all of Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. See our web site for more information www.deadcomputers.com