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GOT OLD ELECTRONICS? SEND THEM OUR WAY! Answered

Hello makers! I am representing the Whittier Middle school makerspace and we are looking for anyone who has old electronics or parts to give away. if you have anything from computers to toasters to even cell phones, please don't throw them away! we would gladly take donations of any old electronics. please comment on this post or contact me at my account and i can tell you how to send them to us. we are located in norman oklahoma but can take parts shipped from anywhere. we are trying to start a program where we take apart old things to teach kids about how things work. So if anyone has anything to donate please contact me!

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mtairymd

25 days ago

* There are a few E-Waste recycling centers in Norman, Ok. Since you are non-profit, I'm sure they would help you out.
* Contact your local landfills. My area has a dedicated place for electronics.
* Posting on Facebook or searching on Craigslist should turn up a lot
* Post in the school newspaper or ask your students for donations.
Good luck!

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Irish pirate630

26 days ago

thanks and yes we are reaching out to stores i just thought i would ask the maker community here

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Downunder35m

26 days ago

Did you consider to check with your local council?
Most have a dedicated hard rubbish collection and a sorting facility.
Around here it wouldn't be a problem to get what you want in truckloads every months or so.
Similar story for a lot of Op-shops.
Some do have people with the qualification to check electrical devices for safety, those who don't often have to discard these things into the rubbish.
Asking a few wouldn't hurt and if they have a lot of this "scrap" then they might actually be thankful if you take the "rubbish" off their hands.