[clug] Computer Recycling Day

Alex (Maxious) Sadleir maxious at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 07:15:20 MDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 9:58 PM, Brian Spilsbury <brians at en.com.au> wrote:
> Re recycling Computers
> Please consider such organisations rather than having the old computers
> shipped and stripped.
Note the fine print though. I didn't see any way to easily and cheaply
donate 1 or 2 Pentium3 700mhz systems as it all seems targetted at
businesses overhauling their office environment.

* Minimum pickup quantity is 20 systems (or 40 items).
* Items meeting WorkVentures minimum specification of Pentium 4 will
be collected, expertly decommissioned and then either refurbished or
recycled for free.
* Items not meeting our minimum specification (below Pentium 4) will
be charged on a cost recovery basis; although we are able to absorb
reasonable costs dependent upon the quality of the overall donation
and the percentage of sub Pentium 4 units collected
* Where charges are required, we charge this work on an hourly rate
basis covering vehicle and labour – this invariably works out
significantly lower than commercial operators who typically charge on
a per unit basis. [citation required]

Does anybody know what other dealers around town charge (or even pay)

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