GREENWICH, Conn. Greenwich High School students and local Boy Scouts held the areas first eWaste drive in the area to collect computer equipment for students who lack at-home technology.
Students from the schools Digital Equity Club worked at the drive at St. Catherines Church to benefit the Greenwich Alliance for Educations Bridging the Digital Divide program. The program seeks to help Greenwich High students who dont have computers, an Internet connection or knowledge of technology.
The drive salvaged more than 60 computers to establish a pipeline of computers for the program in addition to saving 4,042 pounds of electronic waste from entering landfills.
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