There is a vast amount of electronic equipment that is 10 years old or older, still in daily use today. This technology is slowly being obsoleted by manufactures no longer offering software updates, and forcing people onto newer technology. Sometimes old laptops simply stop working for one reason or another. But when these laptops stop working, or are no longer wanted to be reused what happens to them?
For us, old laptops are a source of many different parts and accessories that can be used as spares, or recycled. We have recently split down a ‘turn of the century’ (2000 ish that is) laptop, and have shown below all the parts that can be reclaimed, and what can be done with them.
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