Through the partnership, Dell Reconnect, the Round Rock, Texas-based Dell and the
Rockville, Md.-based Goodwill are adding 319 additional donation sites in four states, Alabama, Kansas, Florida and Ohio. The move brings the total participating locations in the United States and Canada to 2,600. It adds 6.8 million households to the free Dell Reconnect program, which provides an opportunity to recycle end-of-life computer equipment.
Dell said in a news release it has diverted more than 230 million pounds of unwanted equipment from landfills since its launch in 2004. Dell is on target to reach its goal of recycling one billion pounds of end-of-life computer equipment by 2014.
“The tremendous success and growth we’ve experienced with Dell Reconnect would not have been possible without the great collaborative relationship with Goodwill,” said Beth Johnson, Dell Reconnect program manager.