Linux Today: Linux News On Internet Time.

More on LinuxToday

Linux Journal: Jurassic Computer Park

Apr 25, 2002, 03:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Rowe)

WEBINAR: On-demand webcast

How to Boost Database Development Productivity on Linux, Docker, and Kubernetes with Microsoft SQL Server 2017 REGISTER >

"What is happening to the old computers being replaced by new Linux systems at Industrial Light + Magic? They're being recycled at ACCRC (Alameda County Computer Resource Center), the world's largest non-profit electronics recycling center. Located in Oakland, California, ACCRC is a self-sustaining, self-funded organization that trains unemployed, unskilled volunteer workers how to build and maintain Linux computers.

"ACCRC processes more than 200 tons of discarded electronic equipment per month and provides refurbished computers to schools, scientists, governments, non-profits, the underprivileged and the handicapped. A Microsoft-free organization, ACCRC donated more than 5,000 computers last year at no cost to recipients. Thanks to a donation from SuSE, every computer that ACCRC distributes runs a full copy of SuSE Linux..."

Complete Story

Related Stories: