+ 0 Votes Yes it varies Ron_007 6 years ago I can think of 2 possible issues: First is that computers have various toxic materials in them, in particular the lead in CRT montiors, also some toxic elements in the Motherboard. Some jurisdictions have legislation restricting how this material is disposed of. Sending to dump is not adequate. Second is that if you don't properly cleanse (or properly destroy, playing "wack a mole" isn't good enough) the HD, you are exposing sensitive data to scavengers who "garbage pick" and recover them. + 0 Votes for san antonio netwerkss 6 years ago do you know if they will accept them without the hdd's?? + 0 Votes For San Antonio Finite_SA 6 years ago http://www.reconnectpartnership.com/ Dell has joined with Goodwill in SA/Austin to recycle computers. Just wipe the HDD and drop it off. I had same situation about a month ago when I ran a Dell press release about the program. Tossed 5 old monitors to Goodwill - no issue at all. As soon as I dig out a few cd-rw and wipe a few drives I will be dropping a few systems off too.