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    recycling computer scrap.

    Hello all,

    I have a about 100-150 lbs of computer scrap (motherboards, RAM, CPUs, other circuit boards, cell phones, etc). I used to send my computer scrap to Relectrocycle in Florida but they have closed. Does anyone here recycle this stuff? If so where do you sell it?


    Thanks,

    Bill
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    Several years ago here there were at least a couple threads about computer scrap. And then there were also several threads about stripping the gold with chemicals - that sounded a wee bit beyond what I'd want to be doing = caustic, fumes, and nasty, nasty situations.

    I quit looking, but still have a whole lot of scrap circuit boards. Money in the bank someday maybe....
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    Ive seen the above video and others like it. There's nothing like spending a couple hundred dollars on chemicals to leach out less than $100 in gold and then you're left with a couple hundred dollars of nasty chemicals to deal with.
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    Scrapping also led me to copper = right now setting at $2.90 a lb?
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    You might try Board Sort. Here is what they pay for scraps today-

    Boardsort.com ? Current E-scrap Payout Rates

    Ive sent them stuff but the mailman ate all the profits.
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