Reusing ElectronicsDo I need a new one?
Before you get rid of your old TV, computer, or other electronic device, check out ifixit.com for tips on how to upgrade or repair it.
Before you recycle, consider reuse
If your computer or TV is working and in good condition, someone else may be able to use it. There are several ways to pass on your electronic items for reuse:
Tips from E-Cycle Washington on protecting your personal data.
Do the PC Thing: Donate
Information from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on donating your computer for reuse.
Where can I donate?
Where Can I Donate or Recycle My Old Computer and Other Electronic Products?
The EPA's resource page for reuse destinations.
Donate a Computer to a Community Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher
Search for participants in the Microsoft Authorized Refurbisher program, which provides operating system software for refurbished computers.
Computer reuse ideas from Earth911
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