NOTE: Protect your personal data before donating or recycling your computer. Deleting files will not fully remove them from your hard drive. Seek professional advice to use disk-cleaning software to remove any personal and financial information.
- Donate used computers which are in working condition
(preferably less than 5 years old) to schools, community centers,
low-income families, or non-profit organizations where computer skills
can be taught.
- Recycle your old computer to protect the environment,
instead of putting it in the trash. Computers contain harmful
chemicals (lead, cadmium and mercury) which pose serious health and
environmental risks. Some manufacturers and retailers have trade-in
- Washington residents may dispose of computers, monitors and televisions for NO CHARGE at numerous locations, such as Recycle Techs, (509) 926-1605.