PCs for People Now Certified R2-Responsible Recycler

March 2, 2018

PCs for People is pleased to announce we’ve achieved three new certifications, adding to our community, environmental, health and safety efforts. The certifications cover the operations in Saint Paul and Denver, Co. PCs for People is now one of fewer than five R2-certified recyclers in Minnesota and the only recycler in the state with both R2 … Read More

PCs for People Donates Computers to Nawayee Center School

December 8, 2017

PCs for People has donated eight computers to Minneapolis’ Nawayee Computer School in response to a burglary at the school. Nawayee Center School is an alternative urban high school focusing on American Indian youth in grades seven through 12. Students and staff at the school returned from Thanksgiving to find that their building had been … Read More

Students in Rwanda receive laptops sold by PCs for People

December 1, 2017

Students in Rwanda using computers initially obtained from PCs for People Earlier this fall, PCs for People provided the St James Presbyterian Church in Denver with six laptop computers that were then delivered to the Shalom Community Organization in Rwanda. Students at Shalom were enrolled in a digital literacy course and were able to use … Read More

Our Denver Office Has a New Truck

December 1, 2017

    Thanks to a grant funded by the Colorado Department. of Public Health and Environment, PCs for People will be riding in style! The grant also funded a warehouse expansion that is ready for use. The expansion, which more than doubles our warehouse space, will increase our recycling services and get more computers into the … Read More

Colorado Gives Day: Give The Gift of Tech

November 28, 2017

Today is Colorado Gives day! We’re fundraising to bridge the digital divide and expand digital inclusion in Colorado. PCs for People is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides affordable computers and low-cost internet to low-income households and individuals. Your gift of any amount will help us provide more families with the education, healthcare and employment opportunities … Read More

Drop off Your E-Waste on America Recycles Day

November 13, 2017

Have old computers or laptops at your home or business? Recycle them with PCs for People on America Recycles Day. More than 80 percent of electronics that are no longer in use are currently stockpiled in homes and businesses. PCs for People is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that has been collecting unused computers and e-waste since … Read More

Colorado Department of Health and Environment Awarded to PCs for People

September 20, 2017

RREO grant decreases electronic waste and increases access to computersfor low-income families across Colorado DENVER, Colo., September 6, 2017 – PCs for People announces it is a recipient of the ColoradoDepartment of Health and Environment’s Recycling Resources Economic Opportunity (RREO)grant totaling $80,484. Funding from this grant will allow PCs for People to increase itsrecycling partners, … Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Smart City Photovoice Project Announces North Denver Exhibition

August 4, 2017

DENVER – The North Denver Cornerstone Collaborative (NDCC), Denver Smart City, the University of Denver, The GrowHaus, and PCs for People partnered this past month for the Smart City Photovoice Project in North Denver. The project engaged 13 teenagers from the Elyria and Swansea neighborhoods to have their voice heard through photography. The participants artistic … Read More