Goodwill and Dell Partner for Free Computer Recycling in Kahului
By Maui Now Staff
Maui residents will have an opportunity to recycle their old computer and equipment at a free recycling event this weekend in Kahului.
Goodwill Industries of Hawaiʻi and Dell Inc. are hosting the event as part of the Dell Reconnect program, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the Goodwill Store and Donation Center located at 250 Alamaha Street.
“E-waste is a growing concern for our environment, and the Dell Reconnect program provides a great solution and system to keep these items out of Hawaiʻi’s landfills,” organization leaders said in an event announcement.
Residents will have the opportunity to responsibly recycle unwanted computers and computer equipment of any brand and condition, free of charge.
Items that will be accepted include: computers (laptops and desktops – any brand); keyboards; printers; scanners; computer monitors; USB accessories; computer cords; and computer mice.
Organizers recommend that donors remove all data from hard drives and other storage media before dropping off their donation.
The event will not accept televisions, DVD players, VCRs or stereos.