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Maxxum is a NAID® AAA Certified full-service, IT partner working with businesses to acquire, deploy, dispose of or recycle IT and office assets.
Also provides mobile hard drive shredding.
Techdump.org is a division of job foundation, a 501C3 non profit providing stable jobs for economically disadvantaged adults to obtain marketable job skills and a pathway to self sufficiency. Techdump.org funds jobs through the collection and recycling of electronics (gentle used, obsolete, or damaged electronic components).
No residency requirements. For more info call 763-432-3117 or email email@example.com. No appointment needed for dropping off materials. Open 8:30am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
Accepts nearly everything electronic for recycling, including tube TVs and monitors (for a fee based on size), peripherals, DVD players, home and car audio, cell phones, MP3 players, and cables; anything with a cable, cord, or battery that isn't an appliance (no A/Cs, no ovens, etc).
Cellular phones contain hazardous components and should not be disposed with regular trash. Phones in good working order may be reconditioned and reused.
Businesses can recycle worn-out cell phones at no charge by contacting Minnesota Waste Wise at (800) 821-2230. The Wireless Foundation, operates several programs that accept used wireless phones for resale and recycles those that are unusable. Some manufacturers of cell phones also accept cell phone accessories for recycling. The Wireless Association lists a variety of manufacturers and possible recycling options. Many donation opportunities exist; search the Internet using the key words "cell phone recycling." Some electronic equipment recyclers also recycle cellular phones (see Computers, Electronics and Office Equipment). Contact your county environmental office for further disposal options.
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