To meet the administrative needs of
the nonprofit community, the Surplus Exchange focuses on reusable business
equipment and furniture. Just
about any equipment or furniture seen in a for-profit business location
will also be needed in the offices of a non-profit organization.
Desks, chairs, file cabinets, book
cases, and conference tables are some of the most sought after pieces of
furniture by the nonprofit community.
Surplus Exchange also accepts office supplies (i.e. hole punches,
staplers, binders without logos, etc).
Generally, functioning medical equipment is also reusable and
A major focus of Surplus Exchange
is on reusable business electronics.
Items in this category include: working SVGA monitors, laptops, CPU
units, printers, scanners, faxes keyboards and mice.
Other items include overhead projectors and telephone systems.
Please contact the donations
department with questions on other items accepted.
The Surplus Exchange also offers a
recycling service for older computer monitors and some other electronics. Computer monitors contain materials such as lead, cadmium and
mercury which have proven harmful to the environment when disposed of
improperly. At present, for a
charge of $12. Surplus Exchange will ship older (or nonworking SVGA)
monitors to a demanufacturing facility for environmentally friendly
disposal. A statement of deconstruction can be provided.
The Surplus Exchange may accept some
copy machines. The
organization’s ability to take these pieces of equipment depends on a
variety of factors. A fee