Today’s community are refurbishers and retailers, many of them working for social inclusion, university service-learning programs, donations programs to charities, recycling companies, public administrations and IT companies providing services to the community. The technology development and services are sustained from members contributions, research institutions and social and development entities. We we want to include many more to cope with the full device life cycle, such as maintenance, repair, end-user support, leasing and insurance.

Community examples

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Solidança is a nonprofit organization created in 1997 and dedicated to the professional training and labor insertion of people in social vulnerability. To this end, in 2006, created a company Solidança labor insertion -Solidança Labor EI – which offers services in the environmental sector, specifically in the management and revaluation of certain waste fractions.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, not-for-profit, testimonial.

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain) has a service-learning reuse program ( Involves more than 500 students every year on tasks around repairing and refurbishing computers. Up to December 2016, more than 2000 computers were repaired, installed and handed over to 140 solidarity projects around the world.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, service-learning program, university, not-for-profit, testimonial.

The Banc de Recursos Foundation located in Barcelona, is focused on reutilization and redistribution of goods at both, national and international level and on development aid projects. Through the on line platform , used computers coming from donations of business companies, are being reused in social organizations and charities.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, not-for-profit, testimonial.

Trinijove facilitate entrepreneurship of youth in risk of exclusion an new business models such as sharing and leasing schemes for products. Trinijove is a private foundation based on Catalonia (Spain) that aims its efforts in the education of people with difficulties and helps them in the task of finding a job.

TAGS: refurbisher, recycler, labor insertion, not-for-profit, testimonial. is a social platform located in Catalonia (Spain) that coordinates direct donation of computers in good condition to charities. Platform with the aim to reduce Digital Divide, strengthen not for profit organizations and promote circularity of electronics. Main activities are validating the business model, local efficiencies created and try to replicate outside of Catalonia. has 711 registered users, it has facilitated the donation of 1640 digital devices to 909 social initiatives and registered so far more than 2,270 devices for eventual reuse (April 2016).

TAGS: retailer, not-for-profit.

Andromines is a nonprofit organization that since 1993 works for a more just and equitable society, by denouncing and fighting social exclusion and welcoming people marginalized labor. Its project ‘Recycle PC’ is based on carrying out the recovery and recycling of WEEE (Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and) Line Gray (computers, monitors, printers and other computer accessories).

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, leasing, labor insertion, not-for-profit, testimonial.

Reciclanet is an Educational, Ecological and Solidarity Association, formed by volunteers. We develop projects for recovery and reuse of computer equipment, and the spread of free software. Our philosophy is based on people, and speaking of sharing, educate and be solidari @. We work since 2000, promoting the sharing and reuse of computers with open source.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, not-for-profit.

The Calamot Institute is a public secondary education compulsory and post-compulsory taught ESO, secondary education to middle and top grade.

TAGS: school, not-for-profit.

Mirmiki is an in-home Tech Support company that fixes digital problems and teach with patience and methodology. Unlike Apple Genius Bar, Mirmiki is also able to deal with Windows, Android, WiFis and printers. Thanks to the “neighbours helping neighbours” system, Mirmiki is the fastest and most affordable service, wherever and whenever needed.

TAGS: end-user support.

Alencop is a cooperative social initiative created to address a problem of collection and treatment of waste in urban environments and to secure living conditions worthy of a vulnerable group. The social aim of the cooperative is to address comprehensively the basic needs and employment, education and housing, through a cooperative model of socio-economic activity, with the role of partners and the territory where the cooperative is inserted

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, cooperative.

Labdoo is a humanitarian social network joined by people around the world who want to make our planet a better place by providing those in underdeveloped regions (both in the developing and the developed world) a chance at a better education. The goal of the social network is to send unused laptops, ebook readers, tablet-PCs and any device that can be loaded with educational software to needy schools around the world using collaboration and without incurring any economic nor environmental costs.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, NGO, not-for-profit.

Marianao Foundation is a nonprofit organization that since 1985 develops socio-educational projects serving the community, to promote the personal and community development in Sant Boi de Llobregat and Baix Llobregat. The Funación is interested in receiving the material does not work and must be repaired.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, service-learning, foundation, not-for-profit.

Engrunes is a private non-profit enterprise with the purpose to provide people at risk of social exclusion or excluded, support staff, paid work that allows them to rejoin again an active social life and work, using as tools their work and personal effort.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, not-for-profit.

Donalo is a meeting point where companies and people donate digital devices and products to NGOs. The project, based on the accountability of companies according to their standards, is a reformulation of the task did Real Dreams Foundation since 2007 and took the name of ‘surplus management’.

TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, not-for-profit.

Founded in 1968, Abacus cooperative has more than 850,000 consumer members and 478 business partners. Is a leader in the distribution of books, real educational, cultural and entertainment establishments in Catalonia 45 Catalonia, Valencia, Castellón and Islands. Abacus cooperative is a founding member of the Group clade, the first Catalan cooperative business group.

TAGS: retailer, leasing, cooperative.

Jamgo is a technological cooperative company based in Barcelona, was born in 2011 with the intention of creating a workspace where values such as transparency, cooperation and internal democracy were prioritized. Workers at the cooperative are at the same time partners of the company, which makes Jamgo a completely horizontal work environment were social and solidarity economy and cooperation methodologies are put in practice. Our main objective is to use technology as a tool to promote projects with a positive social impact. Jamgo is also engaged with the values of free software and open data and their contribution to social transformation. Jamgo is main developer of eReuse Android App.
TAGS: IT company, cooperative.

Tech Reuse is a marketplace for used tech; a place for Nonprofits, Schools and Businesses to get quality, low-priced laptops, desktops and more; and a way for consumers and companies to reuse more tech
TAGS: retailer.