New2U Computers is a division of Disability Resources, Inc.
Disability Resources, Inc. is a Washoe County Based non-profit organization committed to helping children and adults with disabilities achieve their highest potential through the development of individualized goals and supports. Individuals supported in our programs have been diagnosed with severe, chronic disability that is attributed to mental or physical impairments. Since 1993, Disability Resources, Inc. has grown into the largest intermittent provider in the area and currently supports approximately 150 individuals with disabilities to live independently and to achieve their goals and more! We provide an on-the-job paid training program for adults, 18 and over, with disabilities. Program participants learn how to disassemble, test, and reassemble computer systems, amongst other tasks to develop career readiness skills, increase occupational knowledge, and to establish a work history.
Our goal is to continue to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors with disabilities, while having a positive impact on our environment. We can only continue to meet this goal because of the ongoing support we receive from the State, County, Cities, Community and surrounding Businesses.
Through our Job Development Training program, our employees, and volunteers amongst other community resources, we are able to assist the community with the following:
- Job Development Training and Career Skills development for Individuals with disabilities
- Life Skills Training and Assistive Care for Individuals with disabilities
- Accepts Donations to help support the organization - monetary, or newer/used electronics
- Schedule large electronics waste donation pickups
- Environmentally friendly electronic waste recycling
- Free Computer program for qualifying individuals with disabilities
- Refurbished Computer and Electronics sales
WHAT WE DO @ New2U Computers
Improper disposal of electronic waste can cause toxic chemicals to seep into the land and contaminate our waterways. Are you confident that your personal or company's electronic waste is being recycled properly? What about all that old data...is it safe? Do you have hard drives collecting dust? Do you worry about throwing them away or are you stock piling them in storage? Advancements in technology have left our data vulnerable to theft when disposing of our electronic waste. We all hear those stories about data breaches and identity theft or other malicious activity regarding personal data and valuable information we leave on our devices.
YOU CAN TRUST US!
New2U Computers, a division of Disability Resources, Inc. is the first non-profit electronics waste recycler in Northern Nevada to achieve R2:2013, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS:2007 certifications. R2 recyclers are audited annually and follow strict industry standards to ensure the quality, transparency, and environmentally responsible practices of their facilities and regarding their vendors. In addition, to ensure your security, we offer guaranteed data destruction and erasure services that meet or exceed NIST 800-80 and Department of Defense 5220-2-M guidelines. This is in accordance with the data security requirements for R2 certifications.
New2U Computers is proud to be a Microsoft Certified Partner and Registered Refurbisher!
We can help you responsibly recycle the following items:
Donations can be dropped off Monday - Saturday from 9:00am - 5:00pm.
BUSINESS E-WASTE PICKUPS
New2U Computers provides free local pickups to qualifying businesses. We will pick up 15 items or more of electronic waste including Computers, Servers, Laptops, Networking Gear, and intact Flat Screen Monitors or TV's. Requests for local pickups that do not meet these requirements will have a $50 pickup Fee. A. $100 flat fee will be applied for pickups in Carson City, Fernley, and Fallon. For pickups outside these areas please contact us for a quote. We understand that electronics can often be heavy and difficult to transport, Contact us today to schedule a pickup and we will take care of the rest. All items help to support individuals with disabilities in our paid Job Development Training Program.
-Cables, Wires, and Cords
-CRT Monitors (up to 55lbs)
($25 per CRT Monitor)
-Video Game Equipment
-Business Phone Systems
No Biohazards Allowed