I just got this notice from my community association about a local organization that refurbishes computer equipment for reuse!
CompuCorps accepts donations of reusable electronic devices (desktops, laptops, tablets & cellphones). This Ottawa (Hintonburg) non-profit organization
refurbishes and distributes computer systems and equipment to charities,non-profit organizations and low income people in Ottawa. Tax receipts are issued for fair market value of donated equipment. Donations can be dropped off at 1040 Somerset St W or download their pre-paid shipping form.
For more info go to http://compucorps.org/ or call 613-234-8988.