Staples recently announced that it is offering nationwide computer recycling in its stores. It is the first national retailer to have an electronic waste recycling program on a daily basis. Just bring in used computers, laptops, monitors, faxes, printers to any US Staples store during store hours; they will be recycled according to EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) standards. All brands will be accepted whether they were purchased at Staples or not. For large equipment, a $10 fee will be charged to defray recycling costs. Speakers, mices and keyboards are accepted for free. They also offer Easy Tech services to transfer data from your old computer to the new one. Find the nearest Staples store on Earth911‘s recycling locator at the top of the page by typing “electronics” on the left and your zip code on the right.
On TechSoup, you can also find a nearby company that will refurbish your computers, etc for schools,non profit organizations and charities or junk it in an earth-friendly way.