[Noisebridge-discuss] E-waste at work

Sparr sparr0 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 08:16:54 UTC 2016

Things you're willing to take to put on the hackershelves for people to use
or not use in the future will be great. I'm just not up for divvying things
out to individuals one at a time.

On Wed, Jan 6, 2016 at 12:05 AM, Zach R <organicunity at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Sparr,
>   Thank you for this donation list.  I think however, you misunderstand
> the way donations work at Noisebridge.  We do not separate between projects
> used at NB and personal projects.  Stuff on the hackershelves is used to
> assist people in all manners (including classes, NB repairs, side-projects,
> etc), which is a good thing.  If you have items you specifically do not
> want people to use for personal projects then I suggest you do not bring
> those tomorrow.  Otherwise, whats there will be put to use the best ways
> that it can, and will benefit classes, projects, and hackers of all sorts.
> I am happy to help you label and organize the items and make sure they go
> to the best use, just as I have done with many donations in the past.
> Sincerely,
> Zach
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> *Subject:* Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] E-waste at work
> Follow-up. I'm currently planning to meet Zach at NB at 5:30PM on
> Wednesday. Here's a rough inventory of what I'll have with me. Zach is
> going to claim some of it on behalf of NB and another worthy endeavor. The
> rest will be available for anyone else who will put it to use at NB, but
> not for personal projects. I'd prefer to let a couple more spaces grab
> useful things rather than individuals right now.
> 100x mini altoids tins
> 11x 19"-27" LCDs
> 100x misc USB and video cables
> 40x laptop power adapters
> 100x misc audio video usb serial etc adapters
> 10x wireless headphones
> 10x USB headphones
> 2U Cisco blade chassis
> 1U server
> 10x generic USB keyboards
> 10x fancy weird USB keyboards
> 15x wireless keyboards
> 10x USB mice
> 15x wireless mice
> 2x old laptops
> Polycom conference table phone
> 3x small GbE switches
> And a handful of misc hardware
> On Mon, Jan 4, 2016 at 11:44 AM, Sparr <sparr0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My work has a pile of "e-waste" laser printers, LCD monitors, laptop
>> docks, power adapters, etc. I've been told I can take whatever I want. Some
>> of the items definitely work (including at least a few brand new docks and
>> power adapters), and many are probably mostly-working. I'd love to bring a
>> cart full of stuff by to pick through with some interested parties, so NB
>> can keep and use the good stuff and we can disassemble the bad stuff for
>> useful parts. Is that a thing that could happen?
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