A computer - screen, harddrive and keyboard

Computer

Monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer

Did you know that 95 percent of a computer can be recycled. 

Reduce

Computers can be expensive items to purchase.  Where pratical choose a good quality and energy efficient model.  Consider how easily it can be upgraded (for future hardware updates).  Alternatively you could purchase a pre-loved computer or lease the equipment.

 
Upgrade

Before buying a new computer, check out whether your old computer can be upgraded.  Generally upgrading components and/or software is a cheaper option than buying new equipment.

 

Repair

Rather than replacing the broken computer, why not see if it can be repaired.  Check out Computer Services agents listed in the yellow pages.

 

 

Reuse

Here are a few suggestions on what else you can do with the computer

 

Recycle

Computers and their accessories (printers, monitors, mouse, cables) can be recycled. 

How do I recycle it?

Remove all data from disk drives using security swipe software.

 

Where do I recycle it?