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Free Computer Recycling Service for Virginia, Washington, D.C

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Dell has teamed up with Goodwill to help recycle unused computers. The details are as follows…

  • Reconnect offers consumers free recycling for any brand of computer equipment in any condition. Consumers can find a drop-off location at
  • Each of the seven members of the Virginia Goodwill Network is participating, with the combined territories covering Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro area.
  • Program goals are to divert over 2.7 million pounds of used computers and computer equipment from area landfills over the next year; and provide consumer education on the importance of environmentally-responsible computer disposal. Reconnect can also help create job opportunities for individuals who have barriers to employment or independence.
  • Consumers can drop off used computers at any of 134 Goodwill donation centers across the region. Goodwill will accept and sort the donated computer equipment and Dell’s product recovery partner will recycle and remarket the recycled materials. Consumers are read more »