Dell, Goodwill Launch Electronics Recycling Program in Hawaii

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

November 26, 2012

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Dell, Goodwill Launch Electronics Recycling Program in Hawaii

Dell Inc. and Goodwill Industries International Inc. have extended their Dell Reconnect computer recycling program outside continental North America by launching the program in Hawaii.

Round Rock, Texas-based Dell said in a news release that the program will accept electronics for recycling at seven Rockville, Md.-based Goodwill locations on the island of Oahu. The locations provide access to free electronics recycling for nearly 1.3 million people on Oahu.

Officials with Dell and Goodwill expect the new drop-off sites to collect 500,000 pounds annually of end-of-life electronics equipment, including computers, monitors, keyboards, hard drives and other accessories.

Dell works with Goodwill through the Dell Reconnect program, which offers consumers free recycling for any brand of used computer equipment at nearly 2,500 Goodwill locations. The program reaches more than 64 million households in the United States and Canada. It has recycled more than 253 million pounds of equipment since the program launched in 2004.

The program accepts all brands of used computer equipment in any condition. Proceeds from the resale value of donations are returned to Goodwill Industries.


About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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