How to Responsibly Dispose of Computer Accessories

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When it's time to upgrade your computer accessories, it's important to dispose of the old ones responsibly. Here are some methods to avoid sending them to the landfill:

  • Reuse or Donate: If your computer accessories are still in good working condition, consider donating them to a local school, nonprofit organization, or thrift store. Many people can benefit from these items, especially those who cannot afford new ones.
  • Recycle: Some computer accessories, such as keyboards and mice, can be recycled. Check with your local recycling center or electronics retailer to see if they accept these items for proper recycling.
  • Hazardous Materials: Be aware that some computer accessories, such as old CRT monitors and batteries, may contain hazardous materials. It is important to handle and dispose of these items carefully. Contact your local hazardous waste facility for guidance on how to properly dispose of them.