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RAFT

(Resource Area For Teaching, San Jose, CA, www.raft.net) A non-profit organization that offers materials and its Silicon Valley facility to help K-12 kids learn science, math, technology and art with hands-on activities. RAFT recycles surplus and used equipment as well as scrap materials and routinely sends trucks to local donors for pickup. See e-cycling.



e-cycling

(Electronics reCYCLING) Saving parts that can be reused from old computers and electronic devices and recycling the metal from the cases and other components. Older computers and monitors can be taken to retail establishments such as Staples and Best Buy, and the location of the nearest recycling center can be found at Earth911.com (www.earth911.com). For a list of state recycling centers, visit www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/ecycling/live.htm. See National Cristina Foundation and RAFT.



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