Oh My Tech: Recycling old computer th...

Oh My Tech: Recycling old computer the right thing to do

There are 3 comments on the Salt Lake Tribune story from Mar 24, 2010, titled Oh My Tech: Recycling old computer the right thing to do. In it, Salt Lake Tribune reports that:

Where can I recycle my old computer? -- Alice Astroth, Cottonwood Heights. Alice asks a question that relates to what may be one of the most important ecological issues today.

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Oxnard, CA

#1 Mar 27, 2010
If your PC is not more than 5 years old, many nonprofits will want it (Habitat for humanity needs PC's in homes). Choose your favorite nonprofit and see if they will want it (wipe out your hard drive first). If it is old, there are places to take your PC that dispose of it properly. Please give me a jingle if you have more questions. My website below is on a mission to build awareness about this issue nationwide.


Since: Feb 13

Forest Grove, OR

#2 Feb 18, 2013
Make sure that you perform a "secure-erase" on the hard drive or utilize a certified, reputable recycler in your area. Simply deleting files or reformatting the hard drive doesn't permanently remove the files. Remnants of the data remain on the drives making the data accessible to identity thieves using readily available recovery software.


Pittsfield, MA

#3 Feb 18, 2013
Post it on your local ReUseIt site.

For Berkshire County, our local ReUseIt site is:


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