[Noisebridge-discuss] New donations!
hicksu at gmail.com
Sat Nov 23 18:38:38 UTC 2013
Just want to jump in and say that Jaime 415-290-5612, from Bay Area Hauling
and Recycling, takes our E-waste for free, (still costs our time and labor)
and we have used his services successfully several times at Noisebridge.
Just call and make an appointment often if one calls early, it can be same
>From their card:
"We Recycle all kind of appliances, metals, auto parts, engines,
refrigerators, and water heaters for free." In addition to the above Jaime
takes E-waste, and has been very responsive for pickups. He does not take
(I previously added this on the trash page on the wiki.)
On Sat, Nov 23, 2013 at 3:15 AM, Al Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com> wrote:
> We appreciate your intent, but if the computers don't turn on, then
> they'll just sit around for months until we throw them away (and e-waste
> disposal is not free). Please don't donate broken stuff.
> On Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 4:49 PM, Jean-Luc Picard <atari2600a at gmail.com>wrote:
>> As usual, I'm attempting to pay an equivalent of an associate membership
>> fee w/ donations from home or work. This is actually the first time I've
>> announced that I do this at all on the lists but here I am doing it anyway.
>> Dell desktop -- runs XP, needs new CPU fan but should boot right up
>> otherwise. Do the Administrator trick or run ophcrack to get in.
>> Dell laptop -- annoying as hell to get to the internals. Needs new HDD,
>> chips reflowed.
>> Compaq laptop -- Won't turn on. I tried popping both batteries &
>> draining the caps. Afterwards I tore out the HDD for a secure destruction
>> of the data as instructed by my client.
>> All this should come out to about $20 in salvageable parts (DIMMS, fans,
>> HDD's, etc). Expect to hear from me in another month, when I'll probably
>> have more stuff to donate.
>> FYI: my past donations have been more functional; mostly SO-DIMMS,
>> broken ipods w/ guttable HDD's, etc. You know, things that don't last a
>> week in Noisebridge.
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