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Thanks for the link, I saw that before, just was wondering if there were any other options out there

Just google "computer recycling chicago" and a few links pop up.
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Originally Posted by VW_TDI_02 View Post
Just google "computer recycling chicago" and a few links pop up.
Yea I was hoping somebody else had more insight into the issue than google did. Maybe somebody who had recycled computers before. Thanks for the help though.

On the plus side, it appears that some people want to salvage these computers on this fine forum.
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Take 'em to Best Buy and watch the horror on their faces as you roll 'em in for recycling.
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Take 'em to Best Buy and watch the horror on their faces as you roll 'em in for recycling.
best buy recycles computers not bought from them?

EDIT: it appears they do, I'll be calling best buy to see if they'll take these behemoths
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best buy recycles computers not bought from them?

EDIT: it appears they do, I'll be calling best buy to see if they'll take these behemoths
Yeah, they charge you ten bucks and then give you a gift card back for that value, for whatever reason. I'm pretty sure the stores don't have the means to handle your equipment, if they're as large as you make them out to be; but maybe on the way to your actual destination, you could stop by for some laughs.
post #16 of 27
You can donate them, or you can always take them to Best Buy (if you shop there at all). They usually charge you $10 each, but they give you a $10 gift card, so if you need to get something there anyway, you aren't out money.

I think Dell and Goodwill have a program for free recycling as well.
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DUDE. Want much
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Are they just the white rack mounts? Or are they also the grey-ish ones on top of the white ones in the 1st picture?
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they're mostly the large grey PIIIs. The one on the top is a dual core p4, but that's the only one of its kind
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post #20 of 27
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they're mostly the large grey PIIIs. The one on the top is a dual core p4, but that's the only one of its kind
How much do you estimate it weighing? (sorry if I'm throwing a lot of questions at you, just very interested!).
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