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What happens to your old computers, monitors, keyboards, mouse etc once you’ve upgraded to the latest model, are you just taking them to the local landfill?. This article will outline the hazards with computer recycling and what should be done with your old computers once you have upgraded.

What’s the big deal anyway the old computers can just go out with all our other rubbish. The biggest concern is with CRTs and the monitors they contain approximately 4 pounds of lead per unit. The lead cannot be physically broken down like other waste and over time the whole landfill will become contaminated from the lead toxin’s.

I think we know all the dangers associated with lead poisoning and the health problems that can occur including:

o Learning disabilities

o Behaviour problems

o High doses of lead has been present

o Seizures

o Comma

o Death

If that’s not enough there … Read More

Computer Recycling – The Importance

May 3, 2020 | computer | No Comments

Electronics are becoming more and more easy to use, causing them to become in high demand. There are multiple places to purchase a new computer. With such a demand for new, smart, easier to use computers poses the question, “what do I do with my old computer?” Old computers to be taken the Goodwill or donated to a school for computer education. Our high speed internet is to much for these oldies. Luckily new technology has given birth to Computer Recycling Companies, and has given them the ability to recycle computers in order to save the environment from harmful waste from old, rotten computers.

One of the many Computer Recycling Centers is Best Buy. They now have streamed on their web site and on their commercials that they will take in any old computer and/or laptop for a $10 processing fee then will give you a $10 gift card. Just … Read More