"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..."