The Post-Donation Process

After a computer is donated to Goodwill, it is evaluated by technicians in Goodwill’s E-Cycling Training Program.

INOPERABLE
COMPUTER SYSTEMS
OPERABLE
COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Hard drive drilled to destroy data. All systems cleaned of stored information according to US Department of Defense specifications.
Useable parts removed & sold at The GRID: Powered by Goodwill store. Newer systems or component parts are sold at The GRID: Powered by Goodwill.
Drilled hard drives and inoperable parts sold to vendors for environmentally safe disposal. Older systems are de-manufactured in Goodwill’s E-cycling Training Program and used to upfit other systems or sold as parts at The GRID: Powered by Goodwill.
Verification of final disposition on file at The GRID: Powered by Goodwill. Systems not sold at The GRID: Powered by Goodwill are sold to vendors.


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