[Noisebridge-discuss] Donations in, crap out : Reusing my surplus, recycling Noisebridge's waste

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Sat Jan 8 03:50:31 UTC 2011

I'm not going to do a complete inventory, but my donations for noisebridge
or its members will be:

   -  laptops, maybe 20 of them, 486 to P4.  Various state of function from
   working perfectly to one medium degree problem (nothing with a destroyed
   screen, maybe sticky/broken keys or over heating issue).
   - Optical drives I don't use any more (SCSI, CD only, PATA, all should
   - KVM's for VGA systems
   - Motors
   - small pieces of bar stock for milling or lathe work
   - cables
   - old drills/saws/penis-grinders
   - text books from the past 10 years (herstory, engrish, maths)
   - Art books
   - pr0n pretending to be art books
   - art books pretending to be pr0n
   - D&D books
   - D&D books pretending to be pr0n
   - Computer books
   - RC model crap

But primarily, I'll be shot gunning Noisebridge will all items I deem
appropriate and of having a value greater than ".,.,m,e,h,.,."

I may have two piles, things I am donation to noisebridge for hacking and
those things I am donating for grabbing.  I will do this only if I claim
them as a write off.  This is to protect Noisebridge.

Things in the Hacking Pile MUST BE PUT TO USE AS A PROJECT.  Again,
protecting Noisebridge.

I am not going to be on top of listing the items because they will be
trickling in.  This is why I am offering the recycling-by-uhaul trip.
Because I am lazy and noisebridge surly has stuff it doesn't want or need.

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 11:25 AM, Albert Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com>wrote:

> Sounds like a good trade off. Can you give examples of some of the
> miscellany? Computer hardware? Books? Power tools?
> -Al
> On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 1:51 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>
> wrote:
> > So I have a bunch of Miscellaneous stuff that I think has value but I
> cannot
> > justify keeping any more because I am moving.  I want to donate it to
> > NB...lots of electronics, lots of books, lots of novelty.
> >
> > But I am sure there are people who are afraid of accruing more clutter at
> > NB.
> >
> > I am going to donate it anyway, but to offset my clutter footprint, I am
> > going to offer the services of my u-haul (when I move) to remove waste
> from
> > noisebridge.  I don't know where to take e-waste yet, but I know I will
> have
> > a u-haul mid February.
> >
> > I will bring my donations soon, I will bring my u-haul mid February.  I
> > leave it to the folks at noisebridge to take advantage of my offer.
> >
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