[nSLUG] Donate Hardware to FMM

Oliver Doepner odoepner at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 09:05:13 ADT 2016


This is the related news item on the ERA site:
https://www.era.ca/ciocan-and-era-partner-to-donate-equipment-to-fort-mcmurray-fire-victims/

On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 1:02 AM, Daniel AJ Sokolov <daniel at falco.ca> wrote:

> Canadas Electronic Recycling Association is collecting hardware to
> donate to Fort McMurray victims.
>
>
> http://www.itworldcanada.com/article/help-fort-mcmurray-wildfire-victims-by-donating-your-old-tech-gear/
>
> "Donations are being accepted from both individuals and businesses
> across Canada. If you have anything that meets the criteria below, then
> fill out this form on the ERA website to start the process.
>
> Laptops and desktop computers (ideally running Windows 7 or OS X Lion at
> the oldest)
> Printers, Multi-function devices, scanners, etc. with intact toner or ink.
> Smartphones (BlackBerry, Android, iPhone)
> Servers and server racks (running Windows 2003 or better)
> Peripheral pieces including monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, etc.
> Routers for home and office
> There’s no need for software on the computers as ERA will recommend open
> source software such as Open Office to recipients (or perhaps they can
> reclaim their previous software licences.) "
>
> I'm not sold yet, but I thought I should share it nevertheless.
>
> BR
> Daniel AJ
>
> PS: Anyone of you know how to embed a tracking device in old hardware?
> I'd be interested to find out where donated HW actually ends up.
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