FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

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What equipment do you pick up?

A.

We accept the following surplus equipment, e-waste and materials

  • Test equipment (oscilloscopes, generators, measurement gear, etc)
  • Biotech equipment and instruments (HPLC, mass spectrometers, analytical instruments, incubators, ovens, centrifuges, etc.)
  • Manufacturing and Production equipment (lathes, presses, other manufacturing equipment and gear)
  • Semiconductor/FAB equipment and related gear
  • Computers/servers
  • Laptops/Tablets
  • TVs/Monitors, including CRT
  • AV Equipment
  • Cell Phones
  • Computer Mice
  • Digital Cameras
  • Walkmans
  • VCRs
  • DVD Players
  • Keyboards
  • Fax Machines
  • MP3 Players
  • Computer components
  • Stereo Equipment
  • Power Cables
  • Power Supplies
  • Pro Printers
  • Speakers
  • Network equipment
  • Telephone Equipment
  • Telephone Systems
  • Misc Computer Peripherals
  • Video Game systems

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What is e-waste?

A.

The term "e-waste" is loosely applied to consumer and business electronic equipment that is near or at the end of its useful life. There is no clear definition for e-waste; for instance whether or not items like microwave ovens and other similar "appliances" are not considered to be a e-waste.

Q?

How do I dispose of my computer, television or other electronic items?

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Since electronic waste is subject to California’s hazardous waste regulations, it must be reused, recycled, or disposed properly. Please do not put these items in the garbage or curbside recycling bins. For more details call 1 650-307-7553 or email us

Q?

How much money can I make with you?

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It depends on what kind of equipment you have.
1-3 year old computer equipment still has a market value and you can get money for it. Biotech, lab and R&D equipment older then 3 years still have a market value. For more details call 1 650-307-7553 or email us

Q?

What is the minimum quantity of equipment you collect for free?

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It depends on what kind of equipment do you have.
Please call 650-307-7553 for additional information

Q?

What do you do with collected equipment?

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Reduce, reuse, and recycle. Reduce your generation of e-waste through smart procurement and good maintenance. Reuse still-functioning electronic equipment by donating or selling it to someone. Recycle those components that cannot be repaired. Most electronic devices contain a variety of materials, including metals, that can be recycled.

Q?

What about security of data – do you provide a certificate of destruction?

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Yes, we can provide a certificate of destruction for qualified items.

Q?

Our IT department handles e-waste recycling. Why do we need your service?

A.

Although your IT department can handle this tasks, do you really want to spent time and money to do it?
We provide a FREE service which will dramatically reduce your overhead and cut disposal cost.

Q?

Do you pick up monitors, TVs, printers and furniture for free?

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In case of large corporate pick up arrangements (minimum 1 palette), we can accommodate this equipment as well:

  • TVs & Monitors, Furniture (exception: laboratory cabinets, hoods and metal furniture)
  • Refrigerators, washers, dishwashers, microwaves
  • Printers (exception: big professional plotters), scanners, fax machines
  • Used cartridges and toners

Q?

We’d like to donate used equipment; do you provide a donation receipt?

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Call us 1 650-307-7553 or send us email, we will pick up your used equipment for free and provide you a tax deductible donation receipt so you can save you time and write off money for unwanted e-waste.