At a time when
gas prices are higher than ever, “recycling” has become more IMPORTANT that ever
Reclamation may be the solution for YOU!
Computers by the thousands are retired every day here in America, and to
make matters worse many MORE are merely thrown in the trash!
Now it’s bad
enough that computers are being treated like toasters, but they are pretty much
an expendable item now, available at your local Wally world-mart store. Pretty
soon they will be the consolation prizes in your box of cereal, when they run
out of little plastic cars. We can’t change that perception over night, but we
can stress the concept of recycling
- Most people think of recycling in terms of pop bottles and beer
cans, but did you know that with the simple application of the right OS and
applications ANY computer can be made a viable living piece of the computing
- And monitors! Almost everyone is upgrading to 19” (or larger) flat
screens, and simply laying their old monitors out by the curb. Aside from
the fact that that method of disposal is laying mercury, lead and acid into
our landfills, (most people don’t realize that there is a capacitor on the
rear of al CRT’s that has enough electricity stored up even after its been
unplugged for a long time) that it could kill a curious person, who spots it
by the side of the road.
- Let the Foundation relieve you of that burden. Our teams of
technicians will take your retired hardware (or software) off your hands and
attempt to place it in service in one of our labs! The recipients of our
labs are not always looking for the brightest and shiniest cube on the
block. They want a solid foundation for learning new information and opening
the access to an INFINITE palette of resources!
- In the case where a device doesn’t power up, call us anyway, we have
chip level technicians who will recycle part if not all of your gift and
give someone else the opportunity to learn.
- If all else fails the Foundation will utilize your donations in
a fundraising event of its own, making sure that your gifts are going
towards the use intended!