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Benefits Of Donating Computers To Computer Recycling Charities

What are the Benefits Of Donating Computers To Computer Recycling Charities



Meah Pettaway-Johnson, foreground, 7, works on her laptop for her school online class at Girls Inc. in Marietta on Wednesday, August 19, 2020.

As the digital landscape continues to grow, businesses must rush to keep up with the ever-evolving technology that can benefit your business. Since 2020, the growth of technological advancement has become exponential. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming mainstream and companies that don’t hurry to keep up with the advancement of technology will be left behind and be at a massive competitive disadvantage, possibly facing bankruptcy as they can’t keep up with the competition. With all these technological advancements, it will fall on the business owner to replace the outdated computers that don’t have the computing capabilities to handle the large mathematical formulas involved with new technological advancements. These up-to-date computers must be able to have the RAM and Apps to handle the requests of the new technological landscape. 

After the computers are replaced, there needs to be something that can be done with the old computers. The potential for them to end up in a landfill is not only not good for the environment, but could end up as a PR nightmare for a company. That’s where companies, like New Life Technology Group, are making a huge impact in the communities. They are partnering with organizations and working to take donations and get them into the hands of children in need. Now more than ever are computer donations to charities needed. 


Extreme Technological Growth

Cathie Wood, the CEO of Ark Invest, an investment firm focused on technology and innovation, mentioned in an interview with Steve Forbes, “We are on the cusp of one of the most disruptive innovative eras since the start of the Industrial Revolution. Traditional banking, investing, energy, auto manufacturing, and much more are in for unimaginable upheavals of the kind that shook legacy newspapers and magazines”. This interview was conducted right before the start of the pandemic, in which her ETF’s portfolio doubled in value at the height of the stock market, although now half due to strained economic conditions, still holds strong to this statement. Though the market may be softening, nothing has changed in the pace of technological growth with most of the technological innovations made by the leading tech companies. This is a green flag to savvy business owners to prepare to upgrade their company’s technology and as a smart tactic for community engagement. They can donate to electronics recycling groups, such as New Life Technology Group, that have made a pledge to locate and give computers to underprivileged children in the area. It’s a win-win!

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Cathie Wood talks about the growth of technology and the need to upgrade computers while recycling the old ones

Donate Outdated Computers To Computer Recycling Charities For Huge Tax Benefits

Donating your electronics to recycling charities like New Life Technology Group brings positive community engagement to your brand or storefront, and you can also write off these assets as an itemized deduction come tax season. By donating computers to qualifying charities allows you to take a tax deduction of up to 100% of your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for contributions to qualifying charities starting in 2020. The new law temporarily lifts the limits on charitable giving from 60% of a taxpayer’s AGI to 100% for 2020. This massive tax benefit of donating computers to charitable organizations will offset the cost of buying all new equipment! 

Choose Charities Dedicated To Children, Not Profit


Now that the world is turning to remote work more than ever, schools, employers, and businesses of all sorts are turning to technology to solve the gaps caused by the pandemic. Because of this, parents who have current remote jobs with multiple kids don’t have the resources necessary to supply each of their kids with a computer while also working on one themselves. How many Atlanta area children have been left behind due to the lack of access to technology by the parents and many inner-city schools without the tax money needed to educate their students? Too many… Many of these groups rely on the kindness of charity from the community to be able to possibly fill the need for computers for children. That’s why donating to computer recycling charities is so vital nowadays!


How Does It Computer Recycling Work?


New Life Technology Group has a simple process for recycling outdated computers. Here’s how it works:


  • We pick up your electronics
  • We destroy your data using the same process laid out by the Department of Defense
  • Anything that can’t be reused gets broken down and recycled, keeping them out of landfills
  • You collect the tax benefits
  • We find and give the refurbished computers to kids in need!

That’s it! New Life Technology Group has made it simple for people and businesses to do their parts and help the community with their unneeded computers and get them into the hands of kids who need them. 

The children in our communities desperately need to join the 21st century. As schools are trying to teach children these emerging technologies, they are also struggling with budget cuts that often affect the technology they can provide to their students. Parents are also struggling to be able to provide these resources.

Companies that partner with New Life Technology Group are able to work together to get computers into the hands of these children and the donating company is getting a pretty sweet tax incentive while doing it. 

Imagine being one of the companies that are able to take their older computers, receive a tax write-off, and also be a part of educating the future workforce. That’s a win for everyone. Don’t have a computer do donate? Small donations to buy computers for kids are also accepted and appreciated!