Computer Donation: Recycle Old and Broken PC Equipment

Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Donations and other Charity topics.

What should I do when donating a computer?

Computer Donation: Recycle Old and Broken PC Equipment

Any equipment that is not working or that is below Pentium- or Mac Power PC-level should be recycled, rather than refurbished. Recyclers remove useful parts of such machines and then break down the rest of the materials. They also safely remove hazardous materials.

Some recyclers may charge a fee to accept old PCs and equipment, especially monitors, for recycling. You may, however, be able to find some computer recyclers that operate like vehicle recyclers - that is, they sell the usable parts, keep a fee for themselves, and donate the rest to charity.

   

Comments

Nobody has commented on this tip yet. Be the first.



Name:


URL: (optional)


Comment:


Not finding the advice and tips you need on this Charity Tip Site? Request a Tip Now!


Guru Spotlight
Ray Lokar