Sarah McKenzie

Where computers go to die ?? and to be reborn


What happens after your fancy PC becomes a 50-pound paperweight? A Downtown warehouse holds the answers.

At first glance, the vast warehouse near Downtown's riverfront looks like a computer graveyard.

Stacks of monitors and piles of printers are scattered throughout the expansive recycling center, which has the capacity to hold more than 1,200 tons of electronic materials.

The computers, most only a few years old, are already considered dinosaurs in the high-tech world where new models become obsolete in a matter of months.


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