Donating your old computer create jobs and help the environment

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(KPLR) – Mark Arens from Mers Goodwill was on set Tuesday with Christine Buck to discuss a program that Mers Goodwills is providing for the community that is providing jobs and helping the environment. Goodwill is now in the business of e-recycling computers in demanufacturing them.

Simply put, old computers donated by the public are broken down into usable components and recycled, lessening the burden on landfills and in the process creating jobs for individuals supported by Goodwill.

Goodwill has set a goal of demanufaturing 30,000 computers this year.

You can helps support this missing by donating your e-waste at Goodwill’s 42 stores in the metro area.

To find out more about the program, you can call 314-241-3464 or visit their website at http://mersgoodwill.org.

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