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    RECYCLING OF IT EQUIPMENT

    Just got this today. Maybe worthwhile to consider.

    RECYCLING OF IT EQUIPMENT


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    Before you go to dispose anything there might be an even better solution and Freecycle it if you are near a Freecycle community.
    E.g. Cape Town
    https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/...ecapetown/info

    I donated my broken/obsolete IT stuff there and the recipients fixed it and made good use of it. Often charitable causes.
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    Schools could benefit greatly from this - that would really do some good
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    Obsolete computers can be revived with Linux and make it affordable for somebody who wants to learn more about computing.

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    i collect scrap metal & ewaste in the Durban area.
    so if anyone here has old computers,servers etc that they dont need or is broken-pls call me
    same for scrap metal

    anything with metal- i will come pick up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by msmoorad View Post
    i collect scrap metal & ewaste in the Durban area.
    so if anyone here has old computers,servers etc that they dont need or is broken-pls call me
    same for scrap metal

    anything with metal- i will come pick up.
    Do you have a contact in JHB I have a lot of aluminium plates here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by IanF View Post
    Do you have a contact in JHB I have a lot of aluminium plates here.
    whereabout in Jhb are u?
    or rather, where are these plates?
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    "There's Gold in them-thar IT Hills", YeeHaa.

    Lot's of e-waste has Gold and other precious metals, however the recovery of these is not financially viable for the average Joe-Soap. The specialist recovery companies will keep a lot of the dangerous stuff out of our landfills and they recycle a massive amount of materials, support them where you can.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave S View Post
    "There's Gold in them-thar IT Hills", YeeHaa.

    Lot's of e-waste has Gold and other precious metals, however the recovery of these is not financially viable for the average Joe-Soap. The specialist recovery companies will keep a lot of the dangerous stuff out of our landfills and they recycle a massive amount of materials, support them where you can.
    true

    the very sad part is that we guys who collect & sell to recyclers get LESS THAN HALF WHAT GUYS IN THE US & CANADA GET FOR EXACTLY THE SAME STUFF!
    im thinking of posting my stuff to the US but postage/shipping costs make it almost unfeasible.

    still, somethings better than nothing.

    so, please, people of Durbs, PM me if u have any metal & ewaste that u wish to dispose of.
    i dont have a permanent job & scrap collecting & the occasional plumbing job keep me going.
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