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post #21 of 27
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Originally Posted by mdogg View Post
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
DUDE!! Bring all of it in to Best Buy! The look on their face would be AWESOME. Also, I have brought a computer or two in, and I was never charged ten bucks, so idk about that.. But seriously!! And videotape it! xD
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post #22 of 27
Althouuugh... I do see some things in there that could be fun in the freebie section. Even gutting some of the pcs for the parts. Or just sell the lot on craigslist?
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man i live in PA so i couldnt possibly pick them up...but if you got a price on shipping and if they worked i would def be interested in one? maybe throw ya a few extra dollars as well if you wanted. Let me know or PM me cause i could def use one of these to mess around with if it still works
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got any quantum3d servers?
if so don't get rid of them
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post #25 of 27
If you have ethical concerns you should inquire the actual policies of wherever you recycle with. Most of North America's electronics recycling is still largely crated up and shipped overseas to places like Indonesia where workers work by hand to extract whatever valuable metals they can and smelt the rest. Polluting local rivers and causing high cancer and birth defect rates. It's horrible. I would think there's got to be an ethical place in chicago for electronics recycling but I'm not sure. I know my reasonably large (1 million) city doesn't so.

Ahhh found a free geek location in your city.

Please please consider this organization they're fantastic and won't just ship your electronics overseas to pollute local water systems.

http://freegeekchicago.org/
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post #26 of 27
Take them apart, sell anything of value, then take to scrap yard.
    
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You probably have 1/4 of an ounce there! Baby ingot.
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