& Hazardous Waste Recycling
is a no-charge computer recycling program for consumers throughout the
state of New Jersey and the City of Philadelphia.
program is intended to raise awareness of the importance of responsible
computer disposal and give residents a free and convenient way to do
the right thing with their unwanted computer equipment.
Reconnect is managed by Dell, Goodwill Industries of Greater New York
and Northern New Jersey, and Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey/Quaker
City Goodwill. The goal of the program is to keep more than four million
pounds of used computers and computer equipment from landfills in one
year and to educate residents on the importance of proper computer recycling.
Significance of Program to the Region
proceeds of value recovered from the recycled computer equipment go
to Goodwill to support job training and employment services programs.
Consumers can drop-off computer equipment at any of 23 locations throughout
New Jersey and Philadelphia.
Jersey is only the second state in the country to have a state-wide
consumer computer recycling program. Reconnect is available in a limited
number of U.S. communities including Austin, Texas, San Francisco, San
Diego, San Antonio, Pittsburgh, North Carolina, and the state of Michigan.
While computers are safe to use, they do contain some environmentally
sensitive materials. These materials can be safely removed or recycled,
but only if the computers are kept out of landfills in the first place.
Reconnect provides an environmentally responsible solution for computer
What Happens to Donated Computer Equipment
Goodwill will accept and sort the donated computer equipment. The equipment
will be responsibly recycled through Dell’s Asset Recovery Services
value recovery program.
How to Recycle an Unwanted Computer
Residents of New Jersey and City of Philadelphia can visit www.reconnectpartnership.com
to locate the most convenient drop-off location at any of the 23 participating
Goodwill donation centers and retail stores.
There is no charge for dropping off a computer at Goodwill. Any brand
of used computer is accepted.
are responsible for removing data from their hard drives. Neither Goodwill
nor Dell is liable for data removal or protection.
may be able to deduct the value of the computer for tax purposes. Goodwill
will provide donors with a donation receipt at the time of donation.
Customers are encouraged to check with their tax advisors for more information.
Web site: www.reconnectpartnership.com
For additional information, please contact:
Bryant Hilton, Dell: 512-723-4780
Alfred Vanderbilt, Goodwill of Northern New Jersey: 203-855-9111
Juli Lundberg, Goodwill of Southern New Jersey: 856-439-0200
Harrison: 400 Supor Boulevard, 973-481-4355
Jersey City: 2815 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, 201-946-6735
Bergenfield: 507A South Washington Avenue, 201-385-5154
East Brunswick: 415 Route 18, 732-651-1091
Springfield: 126 Route 22 West, 973-912-0156
Atlantic City: 3005 Atlantic Avenue, 609-348-8401
Cardiff: 6701 Black Horse Pike, 609-569-1112
Hammonton: 200 White Horse Pike (Blueberry Crossing Shopping Center),
Bordentown: 594 Route 206, 609-291-0099
Maple Shade: 2835 Route 73, 856-439-0174
Lumberton: 1626 Route 38, 609-518-3490
Willingboro: 2177 Route 130, 609-877-4900
Pennsauken: 5461 Route 70, 856-662-1650
Stratford: 222 South White Horse Pike, 856-566-0897
Cherry Hill: Rt. 561 and Browning Lane (Woodcrest Shopping Center) (Attended
Millville: 1418 High Street, 856-293-1717
Glassboro: Delsea Drive and William Dalton Drive, 856-307-9175
Woodbury: 117 South Broad Street, 856-848-9834
Williamstown, 1912 North Black Horse Pike (Attended Donation Center)
Ewing: 1628 North Olden Avenue, 609-392-2865
Juniata Park: 1440 East Erie Avenue (Erie and Castor) 215-288-8680
South Philadelphia: Front and Oregon, 215-463-5054
South Philadelphia: 22nd and Passyunk, 215-755-1320