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(Electronics reCYCLING) Saving parts that can be reused from old computers and electronic devices and recycling the metal from the cases and other components. Older computers and monitors can be taken to retail establishments such as Staples and Best Buy, and the location of the nearest recycling center can be found at Earth911.com (www.earth911.com). For a list of state recycling centers, visit www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/ecycling/live.htm. See National Cristina Foundation and RAFT.
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8 Don't just restrict your e-cycling habits to phones and computers.
CONTACTS: Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition, www.svtc.org; Goodwill, www.goodwill.org; Salvation Army, www.salvationarmy.org; iLoveSchools.com, www.iloveschools.com; National Cristina Foundation, www.cristina.org; GreatNonprofits.org, www.greatnonprofits.org; Freecycle, www.freecycle.org; E-cycling Central, www.ecyclingcentral.com; Earth911, www.earth911.org; Office Depot, www.officedepot.com; Staples, www.staples.com.
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