Empowering Digital Detroit

Reduce E-waste & Support Detroit's Community
by Pledging Your Unwanted Technology

The City of Detroit’s Office of Sustainability is partnering with human-I-T to collect your company’s technology hardware, refurbish it, and provide digital access to Detroit families. 

Working with the Director of Digital Inclusion, we’ve assisted thousands of Detroiters to get connected and with your help we plan to help thousands more while giving your technology a second life. 

Pledge to donate your company’s technology by filling out the form below.

The technology you provide will help Detroit families get computers and internet connections they need to thrive in this digital age.

We are empowering Detroiters with the tools they need to they can study, apply for jobs, and achieve their full potential.

Handling Your Technology Professionally, Responsibly, Ethically


  • Complimentary, secure data destruction
  • Department of Defense, NIST 800-88 & HIPAA compliant data sanitization



    • Itemized, tax-deductible receipts
    • Certificate of Data Destruction
    • Weight & impact reporting


    Tailored logistical options including:

    • Local pickup, prepaid shipping labels, freight shipping, white-glove pack & ship


      • Consumer-grade laptops, desktops, & tablets
      • Enterprise-grade servers, switches, & networking equipment
      • See our full list of Accepted Items

      Additional services & reporting available to accommodate specific data security needs

      Our Impact in Detroit

      51,000 Detroit Public School students provided with technical support through Connected Futures
      7,146 devices and 1,000 hotspots provided to Wayne State University Focus: HOPE in partnership with Michigan Public Health Institute and United Way
      5,925 hotspots distributed to non profit groups serving students, including Grow Detroit's Young Talent
      500 devices distributed during Digital Inclusion Week 2020 via local community organizations JOURNI, Brilliant Detroit, NPower Detroit, and Detroit School for Digital Technology. These devices went to military veterans and students of all ages, to connect them to the digital world the opportunities that digital inclusion brings
      100 devices in partnership with GM, distributed by Southwest Solutions. Those computers are going to veterans, students, and young adults so that they can access telehealth, complete homework and other learning opportunities, and search for jobs.
      100 devices distributed through Birth Detroit to help pregnant women and new mothers connect with medical caregivers and other opportunities for themselves and their babies.
      250 devices distributed via Matrix Human Services, to help educate children, support families, and rebuild neighborhoods in Detroit, empowering individuals and families to enhance the quality of their lives and achieve self-sufficiency.