Do’s and Don’ts of Home Computer Recycling
Part of the Green Home Computing For Dummies Cheat Sheet
To stop the growing problem of e-waste (illegally discarded computers), use the green practice of recycling. The following list outlines what you can and can't do with your old home computer:
Do check a site like Earth911.com to find green recyclers in your area.
Don’t put your computer out with the trash!
Do look for places to donate your computer.
Do wipe the hard disk clean before donating it.
Do buy computers from manufacturers with green policies.
Do recycle toner and inkjet cartridges.
Do share your story so others will recycle, too.