Note: This post has been updated for 2022.
TechSoup's Refurbished Hardware Program has been going strong since 2006. Over that time, we've distributed over 160,000 refurbished devices, including desktop computers, laptops, LCD monitors, printers, smartphones, and tablets.
Because refurbishing extends the life of IT equipment, one of the most environmentally beneficial things that any of us can do is to acquire and use refurbished electronic devices of all kinds. The environmental impact of the TechSoup Refurbished Hardware Program surprised even us.
Infographic data sources:
- Environmental savings per the EPA electronics environmental benefits calculator
- Equivalencies based on the Measure of Things