Erase Hard Drives Before Recycling Laptops

Q: I have three old laptops that I would like to donate - a Compaq and a Toshiba that are about 7 years old, and a 1995 Compaq. Where can I donate them in San Francisco? A: Most charitable organizations want computers...
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