What Is It?
A nonprofit that offers a variety of community-based services that give people with disabilities opportunities to live, learn, work, and play as vital parts of their own communities or neighborhoods, and providing respite, support, and education for family members and caregivers.
Collect unwanted electronics to help provide training opportunities for Easter Seals clients, or collect gently used tablets, which will be loaned to adults and children with disabilities to help them communicate and learn. Please note that these collection/donation programs are on hold during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minimum Age to Volunteer
No minimum age.
Suitable for Groups of Volunteers?
Yes. Electronics recycling drives are good projects for environmental clubs, Scout troops, and other groups.
HOST AN ELECTRONICS RECYCLING DRIVE
Collect electronic waste for recycling by Compucycle. Proceeds from electronics drives help provide job training and employment opportunities for Easter Seals clients. Items accepted for recycling include personal computers & monitors; keyboards, mice, & speakers; cords & cables; laptops; printers & copiers; small kitchen appliances; game consoles; cell phones; toner cartridges; CDs & VHS tapes; cameras; and TVs. The complete list is here.
Compucycle cannot accept donations during the COVID pandemic. Please contact Kelly Klein (see below) for updates.
GENTLY USED TABLET DRIVE
As part of its smart technology program, Easter Seals loans gently used tablets to children and adults with disabilities who cannot afford them. Clients with language, motor, or other developmental delays can use the tablets to access communication, learning, and medical apps. The program accepts gently pre-owned iPads or iPad Minis (5th generation or newer) and Kindles or Kindle Fires (2018 or newer).
Tablet drives are also on hold during the COVID pandemic. For more information, please contact Cristen Reat at CReat@EasterSealsHouston.org.
EASTER SEALS GREATER HOUSTON – ELECTRONICS RECYCLING
Houston, Texas 77055
Houston, Texas 77055
For future drives, the collected items should be dropped off at Compucycle. Compucycle is unable to accept your items during the COVID pandemic. Please contact Kelly Klein with questions.