Recycling is not just about recycling cardboard and plastic. It is also really important to recycle electronics, especially considering how many electronic items we use and discard each year. If you have an old computer that you no longer use, do not send it the landfill. Your computer is filled with valuable and limited resources that can be recycled and reused again.
Donate Your Computer
If your computer still works, but you have just upgraded to a nicer computer, one way to recycle your computer your computer is by donating it.
Desktop and laptop computers have a wealth of components that can be recycled or reused, but you need to know how to navigate through the system for efficient separation. Recycling pay rates change every day and are different for every component, so a plan for separating and saving up materials before going to metal buyers is vital. Here are a few computer recycling points to help out as you streamline your scrapping process.