Recycled PCs

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Recycled PCsThe following companies and NFP organisations are included on this page because they supply recycled and refurbished PCs. (NB: If you have been offered a donated PC then do also consider the pros and cons – read TechSoup’s “How to Accept (or Refuse!) Donated Equipment” for more details).

NB There are about 100 suppliers listed below so do note that the list is filtered to only 25 organisations per page. You can therefore ‘page through’ the list, change the ‘No. of entries shown per page’ or enter a location/company name etc in the Search box below right.

Company Location Charity/Company Notes E-mail address Tel no. Online web service Free web site service where individuals/ organisations can offer their old computers & other ICT equipment to charities
Camara Nationwide UK & Ireland Charity Provides IT equipment collection/drop off & certified hard drive data erasure/destruction services to organisations (from Camara London and Dublin sites) & individuals (Dublin only). Computers are refurbished & distributed to schools serving disadvantaged communities in East Africa, Haiti & Ireland UK 020 8670 1225
Ireland 01 65 22 665
CCL North Nationwide Company IT equipment refurbishment and reuse, equipment resale, revenue returns 01294 278844
Computer Aid International Nationwide Charity Provides computers to NFP organisations worldwide. Provides a complete decommissioning service for UK/EU businesses including, data wiping, WEEE compliance and asset tracking. 0208 361 5540
Computer Disposals Ltd Nationwide Company WEEE compliant IT disposal service covering all IT equipment and related WEEE. Preferential pricing for charities for both disposal & purchase of equipment. Donate equipment on behalf of private and public sector to charity. 01925 730033
Computer Waste Nationwide Company Clean, repair and refurbish redundant computer equipment 01706 844699
Digital Growth Nationwide Not-for-profit Refurbish donated equipment & then provide it at low cost to individuals, schools, charities and small community organisations around the world. Free collection service covers the entire UK mainland. 020 8926 7394
Environmental Computer Recycling and Removals Nationwide Company Provide a commercial recycling & IT disposal solution for unwanted computer & telecomms equipment; aim to refurbish some for reuse by Charities & other organisations. 0121 472 3444
FLY Weee Recycle Nationwide Company Collect unwanted, surplus, decommissioned or faulty ICT equipment from any organisation, nationwide across the UK 0161 222 6119
U.K. I.T Recycling Nationwide Company Collect & recycle computer equipment, and donate computers to good causes all over the UK. 01743 761278
RCS Recycling Berkshire Company Offer secure disposal of redundant, obsolete or unwanted IT & office equipment; endeavor to redeploy most of the working equipment within various local charities. 01753 818283
Second Chance PCs Cambridge Company Retailers of new and refurbished PC and Mac computer equipment 01223 833 412
RecycledIT Cambridgeshire & Nationwide Non-profit company Re-use, recycle and recover IT equipment for reuse by charities and not-for-profit organisations 01480 301692
Computers for Charities East Sussex Charity Provide low-cost Microsoft Refurbished Computer systems for UK Charities, Voluntary Groups, Faith & Church groups, Schools, etc 01323 848588
Pass IT On Edinburgh Charity Collect donated computers, adapt them and give them to people with disabilities in the Edinburgh (EH) postcode area 0131 476 1645
Computers for the Disabled Essex Charity A charity providing second hand PCs & parts to the Disabled, the housebound, disabled centres & home users. Also repair and offer free PC advice on best buys & where to buy. 01268 284834 Essex Company Recycle and refurbish computer equipment 0870 116 6411
Reuse-iT Plus Essex Social Enterprise Accept unwanted computers & other IT equipment from individuals & companies, then refurbish them in line with the Microsoft Community MAR programme guidelines before reintroducing them into the VCO sector 01277 222050
IT Schools Africa Gloucestershire Charity Delivers recycled computers to African schools – NB: can collect computers for recycling from most of the UK 01242 228800
Ultratec Hertfordshire Company WEEE compliant recycling and disposal service 01462 490082
Computers 4 Africa Kent, Exeter, Local Appeal Sites Charity Accept redundant IT equipment, then refurbish & data wipe (to MOD standard) before shipping to schools, colleges & community projects across Africa. Fully comply with WEEE legislation. 03000 112233
Loop Computer Reuse Kent Community Interest Company Recycle computers back into the community 01732 522230
LAMH Recycle Lanarkshire Charity Offer new build & refurbished PC hardware systems 01698 264100
Re-Tek UK Lanarkshire Company Refurbishes used ICT and other business equipment 01355 271949
Lancashire Computer Waste Services Lancashire NPO Collect & re-distribute waste computer/IT equipment from anywhere in the north-west (working closely with homeless people and the elderly) 01254 726303
PC Recycler Lancashire Social Enterprise Donate recycled PCs to voluntary organisations via The Council for Voluntary Services 07711 736899
CREATE Liverpool Charity & Social Business Recycle PCs 0151 448 1748
Merseyside Third Sector Technology Centre Liverpool Charity Charity providing PCs to other charities across Merseyside 0151 285 4000
Digital Links International London Charity Collect and refurbish IT equipment from corporates and public sector organizations for re-use in developing countries. 0207 785 6261
ResponsibleIT London Community Interest Company Recycle PCs and give them out to third sector organisations 0800 612 4828
YCS Computers Leeds Company Sell & donate refurbished computers to charities and NGOs 0113 2350174
Gigacycle Manchester Company Recycle all IT related Equipment Computers, Laptops, Servers, Monitors 0161 745 8780
Re PC Midlands Social Enterprise Collect & recycle computer equipment for reuse by local residents, charities, community groups & organisations 0121 557 6439
Disk Demolition Scotland Company Specialists in secure IT Asset Disposal to provide safe, legal & responsible disposal & recycling of redundant computer equipment and WEEE 0845 519 7626
Aspire-Sheffield Sheffield Social Enterprise Sell computer equipment (to support mission goals) donated by businesses & individuals 0114 2853788
Community Computers Somerset Non-Profit Recycle donated equipment & make available for anyone who is on state benefit or disabled, students, youth clubs, schools, playgroups, charities, NFPs. As an NPO run by volunteers, they do ask for a donation to help with the cost. 07880 793077
Jamie’s Computers South England Social Enterprise Reuse & recycle commercial and domestic computer equipment in order to provide training & experience to homeless people 023 8063 2198
VPW Systems (UK) Ltd South West Company Refurbish PCs, Laptops and Server Systems & provide recycled Network Switches, Routers, Rack Cabinets and such 01392 950 950
Tech Recycle Surrey & Hampshire Company Recycle displays, desktops, servers, printers & accessories; collection and complete decommissioning service 01252 757790 Staffordshire Company Sell recycled PCs 01283 500530
DOT-COMmunications West Yorkshire Social Enterprise Secure, Ethical & Certified Refurbishment & Recycling of IT Equipment 01422 845 003
Blackmore Computers Wiltshire Company Collection, full data removal, auditing, repairs, reconfiguration, remarketing and environmental disposal 01985 851000
NewStarts Worcestershire Community project Wipe hard drives & reinstall operating systems on donated PCs & Laptops and resell at reduced prices to public/small local businesses 01527 882410
Airedale Computer Recycling Yorkshire Charity Sell new & second user Pentium PC’s; some provided free to voluntary organisations with Wakefield Met 01977 736283
YCS Computers Yorkshire Company Recycle computers & IT equipment to set-up training schools in Africa 0113 235 0174
EuroPC Online Company New & Refurbished laptops/PCs 0870 907 0800
Bargain Hardware Online Company Specialise in new, used and refurbished HP ProLiant, Dell PowerEdge and IBM servers, workstations and desktop PC’s 01254 878801
Out Of Afrika Charity Out Of Afrika run Computers For Afrika, which provides PCs to schools and colleges in Kenya

And if you need any Microsoft (and other) software at special charity pricing, then visit Microsoft software page.