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To dispose of a computer or computer equipment safely and in an environmentally responsible manner, back up and then destroy all data, then either donate, sell, repurpose or recycle the equipment. You can ask the compute... More »

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Old computers are safely disposed of by wiping the hard drive and donating or recycling the unit. Using a responsible electronics recycler keeps the computer and its potentially dangerous components out of the landfill. ... More »

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The list of companies that buy old computer equipment includes Capitol Asset, GreenTek Solutions and Liquid Technology. These companies refurbish old IT equipment and sell it again as a way to help other companies offset... More »

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