Refurbishers and retailers

Our members are local groups, business and organizations with the goal to extend the lifetime of products through repair, refurbish, retail and in general reuse. Are located in Spain, United States of America and Argentina.

Spain

Solidanca.cat

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.

Name: Solidança Treball, Empresa d’Inserció, SL
Locality: Sant Just Desvern
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 08960
Street: Carrer del Treball, 5
Telephone: +34 93 685 44 34
Latitude: 41.378881, Longitude: 2.067657
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, not-for-profit testimonial.

Reutilitza.upc.edu

The Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain) has a service-learning reuse program (reutilitza.upc.edu). 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.

Name: Programa UPC REUTILITZA
Locality:
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 08034
Street: Edifici B5, Soterrani 3, Campus Nord, C/Jordi Girona Salgado
Latitude: 41.388065, Longitude: 2.112517
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, service-learning, university, not-for-profit, testimonial.

Pontsolidari.org

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 www.pontsolidari.org , used computers coming from donations of business companies, are being reused in social organizations and charities.

Name: Fundació Banc de Recursos
Locality: Barcelona
Region: Spain
PostalCode: 08012
Street: Gran de Gràcia, 167, Principal 2a

Latitude: 41.403169,Longitude: 2.152383
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, NGO, not-for-profit, testimonial.

Trinijove.org

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.

Name: Fundació Trinijove
Locality: Barcelona
Region: Spain
PostalCode: 08033
Street:c/ Turó de la Trinitat, nº17

Latitude: 41.449763,Longitude: 2.190068
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, recycler, labor insertion, not-for-profit, testimonial.

Andromines.net

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).

Name: Associació Andròmines
Locality: Montcada i Reixac
Region: Spain
PostalCode: 08110
Street:Polígon La Ferreria . C/Mecánica amb C/Progrés, nº17

Latitude: 41.429431,Longitude: 2.188802
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, leasing, labor insertion, not-for-profit, testimonial.

Reciclanet.org

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.

Name: Associación Educativa Reciclanet
Locality: Erandio
Region: Spain
PostalCode: 48950
Street:Polígono Axpe Industrialdea c/ Ribera de Axpe 11, Pabellón D-2, Local 105

Latitude: 43.312229, Longitude: -2.979845
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, not-for-profit.

Ieselcalamot.com

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.

Alencop.coop

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.org

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.net

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.

Name: Fundació Marianao
Locality: Sant Boi de Llobregat Barcelona
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 08830
Street: Plaça Joan N. García-Nieto, s/n
Telephone: +34 936 303 062
Latitude: 41.350818, Longitude: 2.027862
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, service-learning, foundation, not-for-profit.

Engrunes.org

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.

Name: Fundació Engrunes
Locality: Montcada i Reixac (Barcelona)
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 08110
Street: Pol. Ind. Coll de Montcada – Cr. Roca Plana, 14-16
Telephone: +34 935 829 999
Latitude: 41.475683, Longitude: 2.168545
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, not-for-profit.

donalo.org/

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 Migrano de Arena Foundation since 2007 and took the name of ‘surplus management’.

Name: Fundación Migranodearena
Locality: Barcelona
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 08017
Street: Calle Planella, 12
Latitude: 41.405916, Longitude: 2.124864
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TAGS: testimonial.

Abacus.coop

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: supplier, retailer, leasing, cooperative.

Reutilizak.org

We are a non-profit association that supports the integral development of people at risk and / or social exclusion in the neighborhood of Vallecas in Madrid, since 1986. Encouraging and promoting social participation, especially of juveniles and young people from underprivileged socio-cultural backgrounds, trying to prevent their marginalization from the educational and social process. To promote, carry out and manage social and labor integration projects for people at risk or socially excluded.

Name: Asociación lakalle.org
Locality: Madrid
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 28018
Street: C/ Javier de Miguel, 92 Local 1
Telephone: +34 678 405 799
Latitude: 40.385411, Longitude: -3.656398
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, labor insertion, service-learning, not-for-profit.

Ongdreamit.org

DreamIT is an NGO that under the motto “dreams that change the world”, aims to mediate in the adhesion of volunteers and the transfer of technological equipment (Hw and Sw educational) to projects that aim to give an opportunity to the most disadvantaged through education. Our vision is a world in which education is available to the most disadvantaged through technology. Our mission is to transform and make education possible by using technology to empower people in need, focused solely on social change.

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

fundesplai.org

FUNDACIÓN ESPLAI mission is promoting committed citizenship through social inclusion, social-educational action and a responsible use of ICT, with a special dedication to childhood and youth, all in all within the global aim of encouraging the third sector role in society. They work at local, national and international level developing different projects addressed to different vulnerable groups and designing methodological tools and training materials

Name: Fundació Catalana de l’Esplai
Locality: El Prat de Llobregat
Region: Spain
Postal Code: 08820
Street: Carrer Riu Anoia, 42-54
Telephone: +34 93 474 74 74
Latitude: 41.315837, Longitude: 2.082381
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TAGS: refurbisher, retailer, NGO, not-for-profit

USA

Techreuse.com

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.

Argentina

Tau.org.ar

Nodo Tau is a civil association settled in Rosario, Argentina, that since 1995 promotes the use of ICTs in vulnerable groups and social organizations who work for the validity of social, civil, economic and environmental rights. From its experience in the recycling of computer equipment used for the social sector, it has incorporated to the WEEE sector, by managing its own plant of reused, and simultaneously dedicating to the investigation and broadcasting of the issue, by its publications in raee.tau.org.ar.

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