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    Disposing of old equipment

    Hope this is the best place,

    We have a lot of old equipment that we need to dispose of.

    Im guessing we cant throw the base units and screens in the tip - how do you get rid of yours?

    Also is there a rule on keyboards, mice and cables do these need disposing of safely or is a bin ok for these?

    Thanks

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    Your right - you cant throw monitors and pc's in the bin - you also cant take them to a skip (well if you take one at a time and pass off as your own you can but thats not the point).

    We've used Ecosystems in the past -> they pickup for free and they clean it all up and try to sell it on. Any profit is then (in theory) split between them and you. The picked up the lot from us (mice, keyboards, box of old bits etc) and there are various options like getting the HD's drilled through.

    Main thing is they dont charge you for pickups like alot of companies seem to be trying.

    Hope that helps!

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    We use prmgreentech.com and find them very good. They take projector bulbs as well, which is handy.

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    +1 for prmgreentech.

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    We use the following;

    North West Electronics Recycling Centre, Carnegie Road, off Green Lane, Liverpool L13 7HP
    Tel: 0151 2285626 Fax: 0151 2300163 www.northwestelectronicsrecycling.co.uk. They normally charge for individual items for businesses but for education there is an admin charge + petrol (was about £50 last time we used them). They will quote you if you ring. They recycle televisions, monitors, music systems, computer systems, printers, fax machines, video and cd players, microwaves and other electronic and electrical equipment. You will be given all necessary paperwork in line with government guidelines. My contact is Sean Akins tel: 0151 228 5626 email: sean@northwestelectronics.co.uk.

    They also provide you with a disposal certificate to say everything has been disposed of IAW government regulations. :-)

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    Another vote for prmgreentech. Very reliable company.

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    For okay-ish kit we use I.T. Schools Africa - Home but for everything else we use prmgreentech.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by jamesreedersmith View Post
    They're the ones we use too and we've no complaints.

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    Tech Logic here. Arrives with van, load it up and off he goes.

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    Cheers Guys will give them a look

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    Hi, for anyone interested. PRM Green Technologies has ISO certification for 9001 documentation, 14001 environment, 27001 security and EN 15713 which covers security and confidentiality from collection through to recycling. We cover UK mainland and provide full service and legal paperwork all for no charge. Look at PRM Green Technologies.

    cheers

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    For anyone based in the North East, we used Innov8 http://www.innov8disposal.com

    Excellent service, took mixed bag of printers, computer monitors and towers, laptops and projector bulbs. Much to the caretaker's delight, they'll collect fluorescent tubes too.

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    another +1 for PRM greentech



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