Hosted by GroundWork Group
COLUMBUS, Ohio – On Tuesday, June 13th from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Community Computer Alliance and GroundWork Group are teaming up to present an electronics recycling drive in Columbus. Residents and businesses wishing to donate electronic equipment can drop items off at 7 West Henderson Road, Columbus, OH 43214.
Anyone wishing to donate computer equipment can drop items off at Maple Grove United Methodist Church during this event. The parking lot is off Aldrich Road, the first street south of Henderson Road, just follow the signs marked “Recycling Event.” Volunteers will be on hand to unload the donated items. There is no fee for turning in equipment and all electronic data and personal information from computers is professionally erased by a secured 3 pass scrub of the hard drives.
Acceptable items for donation include: Most anything with a cord including household appliances, computers, laptops, IPads, IPods and PDAs, cell phones, gaming systems, home stereos, VCR’s & DVD players, wires and cables, LCD monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, scanners, copiers, ink and toner cartridges and computer parts and accessories. No items containing hazardous materials such as Freon will be accepted. CRT monitors will require an administrative fee of $15.00 each. Televisions will require an administrative fee of $2 per square inch.
Community Computer Alliance is a non-profit organization that offers workforce development to clients of partner organizations. Participants learn valuable job skills through dismantling, sorting, and rebuilding electronics, and training in workplace environment. CCA then donates refurbished computers to families and nonprofit organizations most in need of them.
GroundWork group is a Columbus-based nonprofit that strengthens the ability of nonprofits to achieve their missions. GWg builds capacity for nonprofits through sustainable and affordable information management, education and technology solutions.