|A big thank you to 1ComputerCare
clients who have donated components and complete systems to worthy causes
such as Furniture Now! in
Lewes and Eastbourne. Photos of some gifts were in the
July 2005 Newsletter. The law relating to electrical appliances
is now such that they are unable to accept donations for their clients, although they may be able to use systems for their own administration.
This is a splendid time to make a significant gift to a worthy cause and give your current old computer. The following links will help you identify a suitable charity. As you do that why not treat yourself to a new computer and get double the satisfaction ?
Search the Community Recycling Network UK Members Directory at http://crn.org.uk/search.php for IT & Telecomms Equipment.
Support Services offers fully integrated Cleaning, Recycling and Waste
Management which, in turn, are consolidated by a diverse range of more
specialist services. Sondes Place Farm, Dorking, Surrey, RH4
3EB tel: 01306 740743 Fax: 01306 884147 email:
Computer Aid International accept it equipment for refurbishment and distribution to charities. Unit 114 Belgravia Workshop, 159 Marlborough Road, London N19 4NF Phone: 020 7281 0091 or 020 7281 0058 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
may provide destinations for your unwanted items - mainly
concentrates on businesses in West Sussex.
Donate a PC is a free 'matchmaking' service for individuals and organisations to donate un-needed hardware (computers, printers etc) to UK charities, not-for-profit organisations and educational establishments. It distributes through Free Computers for Education
IT for Charities lists companies which supply recycled PCs and/or offer PCs at special charity pricing.
Or search a register at http://search.guidestar.org.uk/cgi-bin/search?query=computer
The Regional Electronics Initiative is a not for profit network of independent computer refurbishment centres, working together to deliver a high quality service to businesses with added benefits to communities and the environment. Mainly non-local.
Household waste recycling sites – accept old computers (from your own home only) free of charge.
And if none of the above provides a suitable destination for your old PC, here's an idea.....
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