Seattle, WA to Receive First Electronic Reusing Depot in the U.S.
One of the Electronic Reusing Association’s (ERA) prime missions is to help other immigrants and charities needing technology. ERA focuses on reusing and refurbishing laptops, computers, monitors, servers, printers, cell phones and many other electronic devices. As a non-profit, they strongly believe in tackling the growing problem of e-waste. In a short time, they have become industry leaders in data destruction and securely repurposing hundreds of tons of equipment.
Seattle will be the first ERA depot to open in the United States. The team will be up and running in March; searching out like-minded partners wanting to find solutions to prevent perfectly good electronic equipment from premature destruction. They will be matchmakers – lining up refurbished equipment with non-profits. Individuals wanting a refurbished computer would need to go through a registered charity. Otherwise, volunteers who donate 24 hours of their time at the ERA depot can receive a free laptop!