The bad news is that your current laptop will be obsolete soon…even if you just bought it a handful of years ago. Nearly 98% of every part of a computer can be recycled, including the glass monitor, keyboard, plastic or aluminum casing, cables, CD-ROM drive, ray tube, power cord, circuit board, batteries, and printer cartridges.
Before you take your computer to the recycler, take these steps to remove data from your hardware doing the following:
By computer recycling, we mean not only computers and laptops proper, but also the accessories that accompany them, such as keyboards, mouse, screens, etc. All these components are mines of recyclable resources.