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Recycled Computers

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Lawrence A. Parker/OCCTI (occti)
Fri, 27 Aug 1999 10:27:21 -0400


> This might sound strange, but check with any local environmental groups
and
> see if they know of anyone refurbishing computers. The San Angelo Friends
> of the Environment runs our local recycling center. They have a couple of
> computer "Junkies" (their term not mine). They take computers from anyone
> upgrading. Some are fairly new, and just need a little work. Others are
torn
> apart for parts and used to make computers to meet the needs of users.
> Teachers and students get all the "new" computers. SAFE especially targets
> disadvantaged students, teachers in neglected fields to receive their
> computers.

Ditto. I just got a call from my wife and a woman is coming into her office
to pick up some old computer/parts. The woman 'recycles' them and donates
them to schools. I'll get her contact info and post it to the list for
anyone who'd like to contact her.

Larry