What can you do to help our cause?

You can make a financial contribution through paypal or any major credit card, by clicking the donate button below!

NextStep Recycling is a 501(c)(3) non profit organization founded in 2002. To date, most of the work at NextStep Recycling has been done by volunteers. Please join our effort to narrow the digital divide and strengthen the presence of groups working to make life better for others around the world.

Are there tax benefits for donations by individuals?

For individuals, the charitable deduction for contributions of technology equals the fair market value (retail used value in the current market place) of the donated property. NextStep provides a receipt that lists the donated material. Shipping costs are also tax deductible under applicable rules and regulations.

What are the tax benefits to corporate donors?

The IRS code provides for a tax deduction for property donated to a charitable organization such as NextStep under applicable rules and regulations. For Corporate donors, tax deductions are usually limited to the amount of the donor's tax basis in the property contributed. NextStep provides a receipt to our business donors. Confirm eligibility for the deductions with your own tax advisor. Warehousing and shipping costs are also tax deductible under applicable rules and regulations.

  • $5.00 Pays for 256 MB RAM upgrade for a donated computer
  • $10.00 Pays for a hard drive upgrade for a donated computer
  • $15.00 Pays for the installation of Microsoft Windows on a donated computer
  • $40.00 Allows us to fully test two donated computers
  • $50.00 Provides 2 hours of hardware dismantling training to volunteers
  • $100.00 Provides 4 hours of computer software installation training to volunteers
  • $200.00 Pays the computer refurbishing and shipping costs for 2 computers for one organization
  • $4,000.00 Electric pallet jack
  • $12,000.00 Baler for computer plastics

Donations can by made by credit card online.

If you'd like to make a donation by mail, please make checks payable to NextStep Recycling and send payments to:

NextStep Recycling
245 Jackson St
Eugene, Oregon 97402

Please include your return address so we can mail a receipt for your tax records or include your email address and we will send your receipt to you electronically.

If you can't find what you need in our ReUSE Store, either in person or online, we have more choices for you that still support our cause. For example, browse Giveline and shop with NextStep Recycling in mind.


Introducing Giveline as a Revolutionary Way to Support NextStep Recycling! is an online store created for the community-minded shopper, offering more than a million bestselling products including books, movies, music, electronics, housewares, gifts and more. Every purchase generates a substantial donation to NextStep Recycling - an amazing average of 16% of store sales, sometimes as high as 33%. Giveline has great products, great service, and great prices - the only difference between Giveline and other major online retailers is that every purchase earns money for our organization. Check it out today, and if you decide to buy, remember that NextStep Recycling will earn significant funds in support of our mission!

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