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.

CompanyLocationCharity/CompanyNotesE-mail addressTel no.
DonateAPC.org.ukOnline web service-Free web site service where individuals/ organisations can offer their old computers & other ICT equipment to charities
CamaraNationwide UK & IrelandCharityProvides 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 & Irelandmailto:londoninfo@camara.orgUK 020 8670 1225
Ireland 01 65 22 665
CCL NorthNationwideCompanyIT equipment refurbishment and reuse, equipment resale, revenue returnshello@cclnorth.com01294 278844
Computer Aid InternationalNationwideCharityProvides computers to NFP organisations worldwide. Provides a complete decommissioning service for UK/EU businesses including, data wiping, WEEE compliance and asset tracking.info@computeraid.org0208 361 5540
Computer Disposals LtdNationwideCompanyWEEE 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.info@computerdisposals.co.uk01925 730033
Computer WasteNationwideCompanyClean, repair and refurbish redundant computer equipmentinfo@computer-waste.co.uk01706 844699
Digital GrowthNationwideNot-for-profitRefurbish 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.info@digitalgrowth.co.uk020 8926 7394
Environmental Computer Recycling and RemovalsNationwideCompanyProvide a commercial recycling & IT disposal solution for unwanted computer & telecomms equipment; aim to refurbish some for reuse by Charities & other organisations.collections@computer-recycling-and-removals.co.uk0121 472 3444
FLY Weee RecycleNationwideCompanyCollect unwanted, surplus, decommissioned or faulty ICT equipment from any organisation, nationwide across the UKinfo@flyweeerecycle.com0161 222 6119
ReCOMNationwideCharityProvide affordable refurbished computers to charities, community groups and individualsinfo@recom.org.uk0121 663 0335
Sims Recycling SolutionsNationwideCompanyCollection, secure data purging, recycling and redistribution of redundant IT equipmentsrsuk.info@simsmm.com0800 6526 100
TBC Recycler and AuctioneersNationwideCompanyCollect equipment from education establishments, councils, housing associations & private/public businesses who want their waste computer systems to be data wiped, refurbished then eventual reusesales@tbcrecycling.com020 8443 2323
U.K. I.T RecyclingNationwideCompanyCollect & recycle computer equipment, and donate computers to good causes all over the UK.info@enviro-pc.com01743 761278
RCS RecyclingBerkshireCompanyOffer secure disposal of redundant, obsolete or unwanted IT & office equipment; endeavor to redeploy most of the working equipment within various local charities.info@rcsrecycling.co.uk01753 818283
Speedie Computer SystemsBirminghamCompanySell refurbished second user computerssales@speedie.co.uk0800 138 3556
Bristol WirelessBristolSocial EnterpriseSell internet-ready refurbished machines installed with Linux and other softwareinfo@bristolwireless.net0117 325 0067
Byteback Computer RecyclingBristolCompanyRefurbish IT equipment for distribution to Schools in Africa through projects developed and managed by IT Schools Africa and Computers For African Schoolsbytebackcomputerrecycling@gmail.com0117 370 6456
Chiltern IT RecyclingBuckinghamshireCompanyRefurbish and re-sell computers0870 766 9055
Second Chance PCsCambridgeCompanyRetailers of new and refurbished PC and Mac computer equipmentsales@2ndchancepc.co.uk01223 833 412
RecycledITCambridgeshire & NationwideNon-profit companyRe-use, recycle and recover IT equipment for reuse by charities and not-for-profit organisationsinfo@recycledit.co.uk01480 301692
TR ComputersCheshireCompanySell second user systemstim@trcomputers.com07000 386 586
Computers for CharitiesEast SussexCharityProvide low-cost Microsoft Refurbished Computer systems for UK Charities, Voluntary Groups, Faith & Church groups, Schools, etcinfo@computersforcharities.org01323 848588
Pass IT OnEdinburghCharityCollect donated computers, adapt them and give them to people with disabilities in the Edinburgh (EH) postcode areaadmin@passitoncomputers.co.uk0131 476 1645
Computers for the DisabledEssexCharityA 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.BigPaulH@blueyonder.co.uk01268 284834
Eserve.itEssexCompanyRecycle and refurbish computer equipmentjason@eserve.it0870 116 6411
Reuse-iT PlusEssexSocial EnterpriseAccept 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 computers@reuseitplus.org.uk01277 222050
IT Schools AfricaGloucestershireCharityDelivers recycled computers to African schools - NB: can collect computers for recycling from most of the UKinfo@itschoolsafrica.org01242 228800
Ultratec HertfordshireCompanyWEEE compliant recycling and disposal service01462 490082
Computers 4 AfricaKent, Exeter, Local Appeal SitesCharityAccept redundant IT equipment, then refurbish & data wipe (to MOD standard) before shipping to schools, colleges & community projects across Africa. Fully comply with WEEE legislation.contact-us@computers4africa.org.uk03000 112233
Loop Computer ReuseKentCommunity Interest CompanyRecycle computers back into the communityeshop@loopcr.co.uk01732 522230
LAMH RecycleLanarkshireCharityOffer new build & refurbished PC hardware systemsAdminUBC@lamhrecycle.co.uk01698 264100
Re-Tek UKLanarkshireCompanyRefurbishes used ICT and other business equipmentenquiries@re-tek.co.uk01355 271949
Lancashire Computer Waste ServicesLancashireNPOCollect & re-distribute waste computer/IT equipment from anywhere in the north-west (working closely with homeless people and the elderly)Enquiries@lcws.co.uk01254 726303
PC RecyclerLancashireSocial EnterpriseDonate recycled PCs to voluntary organisations via The Council for Voluntary ServicesAdmin@pc-recycler.fsbusiness.co.uk07711 736899
Bitac SolutionsLeedsCommunity Interest CompanyRecycle computers for local community centres, schools, community venues etcinfo@bitacsolutions.co.uk07909 516508
CREATELiverpoolCharity & Social BusinessRecycle PCsinfo@createuk.com0151 448 1748
Merseyside Third Sector Technology CentreLiverpoolCharityCharity providing PCs to other charities across Merseysideenquiries@3tc4u.co.uk0151 285 4000
Community TechnologyLondonCharityCollect & refurbish IT equipment & provide low-cost PCs to low-income or community groups & charitable organisationsinfo@communitytechnology.org.uk020 8671 5555
Digital Links InternationalLondonCharityCollect and refurbish IT equipment from corporates and public sector organizations for re-use in developing countries.donate@digital-links.org0207 785 6261
Forest Recycling ProjectLondonNot-for-profit community businessAccept unwanted computers & IT equipment from individuals and companies, refurbish them &re-introduce them back into the local communityinfo@frponline.org.uk020 8539 3856
MaxitechLondonNot-for-profit companyRe-use and Recycling service for redundant electronics and IT equipmentinfo@maxitech.co.uk0870 199 5010
ResponsibleITLondonCommunity Interest CompanyRecycle PCs and give them out to third sector organisationssupport@responsibleit.co.uk0800 612 4828
Second ByteLincolnshireCharityRecycle and refurbish computers at low cost for the benefit of local people & businesses in Northern Lincolnshiresecondbyteit@mail.com01724 280055
Kaba PCLeedsNot-for-profit Co-operativeRecycle computers and other IT equipment, and sell affordable tested and refurbished PCs, Laptops and other IT gearadmin@kaba-pc.org.uk0113 350 2007
YCS ComputersLeedsCompanySell & donate refurbished computers to charities and NGOsInfo@ycscomputers.com0113 2350174
GigacycleManchesterCompanyRecycle all IT related Equipment Computers, Laptops, Servers, Monitors
info@gigacycle.co.uk0161 745 8780
Recycle ITManchesterSocial EnterpriseNot-for-profit computer recycling company providing computers for communities.info@recycle-it.uk.com 0161 226 0637
Schools ConnectMiddlesexProvide cost subsidised systems to schools, educational institutions, youth clubs and other disaffected groupsschools@schoolsconnect.co.uk0208 443 2323
Re PCMidlandsSocial EnterpriseCollect & recycle computer equipment for reuse by local residents, charities, community groups & organisations0121 557 6439
NSA PCCARENeath Port TalbotCommunity projectPC refurbishment projectinfo@nsapccare.co.uk01639 894398
Manchester Computer WasteNorth WestNon-ProfitRecycling and redistribution of computer equipmentenquiries@manchester-computer-waste.co.uk07546 437353
Disk DemolitionScotlandCompanySpecialists in secure IT Asset Disposal to provide safe, legal & responsible disposal & recycling of redundant computer equipment and WEEEinfo@disk-demolition.co.uk0845 519 7626
Aspire-SheffieldSheffieldSocial EnterpriseSell computer equipment (to support mission goals) donated by businesses & individualsinfo@aspire-sheffield.co.uk0114 2853788
Community ComputersSomersetNon-ProfitRecycle 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.info@communitycomputers.org07880 793077
Jamie's ComputersSouth EnglandSocial EnterpriseReuse & recycle commercial and domestic computer equipment in order to provide training & experience to homeless peopledisposal@jamies.org.uk023 8063 2198
VPW Systems (UK) LtdSouth WestCompanyRefurbish PCs, Laptops and Server Systems & provide recycled Network Switches, Routers, Rack Cabinets and suchenquiries@vpwsys.net01392 950 950
Mackenzie Communications InternationalSouth YorkshireCompanyNew & Refurbished Network Equipment such as Hubs, Routers, Switches, ModemsSales@mackenziecoms.co.uk0114 209 6260
The Ethical Recycling CompanyStaffordshireCharityAll useable equipment will end up at a NFP organisation or in a school, hospital or charity in a developing country01782 816813
Aid to Hospitals WorldwideSuffolk, South Norfolk, East CambridgeshireCharityRecycle redundant but usable medical equipment and PCs to needy hospitals in the developing world.info@a2hw.org.uk01284 754900
JcomSurreyCompanyRecycle PCs for charitiesinfo@jcom.co.uk0208 943 2222
Tech RecycleSurrey & HampshireCompanyRecycle displays, desktops, servers, printers & accessories; collection and complete decommissioning serviceinfo@tech-recycle.com01252 757790
Highridge.netStaffordshireCompanySell recycled PCsenquiries@highridge.net01283 500530
GreenGeekWest MidlandsNot-for-Profit CompanyRefusbish computers & supply them to local charities, NFP organisations and individuals on a needs basis (e.g. the elderly, families with school children, individuals with disabilities & those on benefits and low income).GreenGeekTeam@gmail.com01926 453039
Information Technology Clear GroupWest MidlandsCompanySell refurbished/new PCs, laptops, servers & printers. Special pricing to charities.sales@itclear.com0870 7588156
Repc LtdWest MidlandsCompanyCollect & recycle computer equipment for reuse by local residents, charities, community groups & organisationsinfo@repcltd.co.uk0121 557 6439
DOT-COMmunicationsWest YorkshireSocial EnterpriseSecure, Ethical & Certified Refurbishment & Recycling of IT Equipmenttalk2us@dot-communications.co.uk01422 845 003
Blackmore ComputersWiltshireCompanyCollection, full data removal, auditing, repairs, reconfiguration, remarketing and environmental disposalsales@blackmore.net01985 851000
NewStartsWorcestershireCommunity projectWipe hard drives & reinstall operating systems on donated PCs & Laptops and resell at reduced prices to public/small local businessesinfo@newstarts.org.uk01527 882410
Airedale Computer RecyclingYorkshireCharitySell new & second user Pentium PC's; some provided free to voluntary organisations with Wakefield Metinfo@airedalecomputers.com01977 736283
CoSY ComputersYorkshireSocial EnterpriseRefurbish computers & other ICT equipment, upgrading wherever possible for discounted sale to low income families, community groups, schools and charitiescosy@f2s.com0114 2869457
YCS ComputersYorkshireCompanyRecycle computers & IT equipment to set-up training schools in Africainfo@ycscomputers.com0113 235 0174
EuroPCOnlineCompanyNew & Refurbished laptops/PCsenquires@europc.co.uk0870 907 0800
Bargain HardwareOnlineCompanySpecialise in new, used and refurbished HP ProLiant, Dell PowerEdge and IBM servers, workstations and desktop PC’s01254 878801
Out Of Afrika-CharityOut Of Afrika run Computers For Afrika, which provides PCs to schools and colleges in Kenyajulietembo@hotmail.com

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