August 20, 2014


Kitchen and Home Appliance Forum : What do I do with my old computer moniter?

Welcome This is an OPEN FORUM. You don’t need to register to join in. Just click on a category and tell us what you think. To join an existing conversation, simply click on an existing topic and add your comments. Please, don’t be shy. Join in. We’re excited to hear what you have to say.
Current User: Guest
Please consider registering

 
Search Forums:


 




What do I do with my old computer moniter?

UserPost

1:20 pm
January 11, 2008


Michael

Guest

 
1

The solder on all of the pins on the  circuit boards is full of lead and mercury.  But there is also gold and other valuable metals so they can be reclaimed from scrap.  I read an article in National Geographic about boatloads of monitors going to Africa and China to be smashed, burned and all the metals rescued. Looked like nasty work.   In Europe the government forces manufacturers to take back old computer scrap.

9:49 pm
January 9, 2008


Jackie

Guest

 
2

Darla,

Here in California, Goodwill will take old electronics at there donation centers.   They don’t resell them, I think they recycle them or pass them to a safe disposal system.  I think I heard that there is mercury in old computers and/or monitors.  Has anyone else heard of that?

12:15 pm
January 9, 2008


Darla

Guest

 
3

Hi, I’m finally getting a new monitor for my computer and I don’t know what to do with my 5 year old (maybe more) monitor.  I’ve heard that I shouldn’t put it out with my trash, so what do I do with it?  I tried donating it, no one wants it!  Thanks.



Reply to Topic: What do I do with my old computer moniter?

NOTE: New Posts are subject to administrator approval before being displayed

Guest Name (Required):

Guest EMail (Required):

Topic Reply:

Save New PostSmileys

Guest URL (required)

Math Required!
What is the sum of:
10 + 2
   

 
Confused Cool Cry Embarassed Frown Kiss Laugh Smile Surprised Wink Yell

 
 

About the Appliance . net forum

Most Users Ever Online:

112


Currently Online:

12 Guests

Forum Stats:

Groups: 2

Forums: 11

Topics: 740

Posts: 1588

Membership:

There are 15400 Members

There have been 539 Guests

There are 3 Admins

There is 1 Moderator

Top Posters:

servicetech – 160

pearlkumar – 89

jameshood – 26

soyer – 23

faye cuizon – 12

pandorasoem1 – 12

Administrators: ApplianceGuy (13 Posts), NightOwl (59 Posts), WorkinMan (2 Posts)

Moderators: ApplianceGuy (13 Posts)