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Old 10-09-2009, 06:11 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I have an old power supply and video card I need to dispose of. Does anyone know of a place in Raleigh where I can take them? Bonus if it's near north Raleigh.
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Old 10-09-2009, 07:45 PM
 
Location: Southeast US
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Call and double check but I believe the Durant Road location accepts computer stuff.

Residential Disposal Convenience Center - Durant Road, Raleigh


9008 Deponie Drive, at entrance to North Wake Sanitary Landfill off Durant Road (SR 2006)

Raleigh, NC 27614


Click here for directions to this location
Hours: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily
Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
Christmas Eve: 7 a.m. - noon
Christmas Day: CLOSED
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Old 10-09-2009, 11:27 PM
Status: "NO MORE TURNING AWAY" (set 19 days ago)
 
Location: Heart of TEA country--Livingston County, MI
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SO it does...monitors, towers, keyboards, etc...wonder where they ship them to?
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:09 AM
 
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SO it does...monitors, towers, keyboards, etc...wonder where they ship them to?
They go to an electronics recycler for processing along with discarded TV sets and other electronic devices that can't go into the landfill.
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Old 10-10-2009, 09:13 AM
Status: "NO MORE TURNING AWAY" (set 19 days ago)
 
Location: Heart of TEA country--Livingston County, MI
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They go to an electronics recycler for processing along with discarded TV sets and other electronic devices that can't go into the landfill.

And not over seas to Taiwan or China where children melt the circuit boards for the gold and break the monitor tubes for the heavy metal right?
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Old 10-10-2009, 12:17 PM
 
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And not over seas to Taiwan or China where children melt the circuit boards for the gold and break the monitor tubes for the heavy metal right?
They are recycled by companies right here in NC such as Geep and Synergy Recycling. Various salvage materials are separated out and resold to other companies for uses in industry and manufacturing of new products.

http://synergyrecycling.com/

http://www.geepinc.com/CL_NorthCarolina.php (broken link)
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Old 10-10-2009, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Call and double check but I believe the Durant Road location accepts computer stuff.

Residential Disposal Convenience Center - Durant Road, Raleigh


9008 Deponie Drive, at entrance to North Wake Sanitary Landfill off Durant Road (SR 2006)

Raleigh, NC 27614


Click here for directions to this location
Hours: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily
Thanksgiving Day: CLOSED
Christmas Eve: 7 a.m. - noon
Christmas Day: CLOSED
This is where I ended up going. The landfill in North Raleigh had places to dispose of just about any form of household refuse.
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Old 11-15-2014, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Wakefield Plantation - Raleigh, NC
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I know this is an old thread but I was trying to edit my previous post on the subject since I discovered today while looking it up that I typed in the incorrect domain on my old post. The company in Raleigh is TechnologyRecyclers.Net - TECHNOLOGYRECYCLERS.NET at 919-647-9624 I tried to contact the admin about editing my previous post but so far have not gotten a response
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Old 11-16-2014, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Fuquay Varina
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I think we use "anything with a plug" to recycle electronics at work
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