WHY RECYCLE COMPUTERS IN ATLANTA
Why recycle computers in Atlanta? How about because it’s the right thing to do! Every year tones of “e-waste” finds its way into landfills across our county. While e-waste only makes up 2% of the trash we put in landfills it accounts for as much as 70% of the toxic waste. With every commodity that is thrown away and not recycled it takes extra energy and resources to bring new commodities out of the ground. It takes around 530 lbs of fossil fuel, 48 lbs of various chemicals, and 1.5 tons of water to manufacture one computer and monitor.
HOW TO RECYCLE COMPUTERS
Bring it to us…that’s it. You can choose how to bring it in depending on the amount you have and the amount of time you want to spend. We accept whole computers for those who don’t want to disassemble the various parts. Many of our neighbors here around Atlanta drop off one or two at a time when they clean out the garage. Most of our regular customers will disassemble them into mother boards, power supplies, hard drives and a few other components you will find when you open them up. Business tend to have a bigger volume and require that they be picked up. If you have never looked inside or recycled a computer get a screw driver and see how easy and interesting it is.
WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT TO MAKE RECYCLING COMPUTERS?
You should expect to make the world a better place for future generations is what you should expect to make when recycling computers. While the money is important never forget that you are having a very real impact on the future. For the typical person recycling computers you may find in your home it would be worth a few dollars each. Servers are usually a higher grade and weigh more so you get more. Telecom equipment usually has the best boards with the older equipment being some of the highest grade we will see.
ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT RECYCLING COMPUTERS?
Just give us a call. We would love to talk to you about it and show you how easy it is to recycle computers in Atlanta. For larger loads often found in businesses around Atlanta we can come out and find a solution that makes your company money and you look good with the boss. This is especially true if you have been paying for recycling computers in the past.