How to Stay Safer on the Internet

Today is “How to Be Safer on the Internet Day”!  In celebration of “How to Be Safer on the Internet Day,” Jamie’s Computers are here to arm you with essential tips to navigate the digital world securely. With cyber threats looming at every corner, it’s crucial to fortify your online defenses….

Recycling IT since 2003: A brief history of Jamie’s Computers

Jamie’s Computers began in 2003 as an IT recycling social enterprise. It was started by the Society of St James after they donated five unwanted computers to a small group of enthusiasts who met weekly to play computer games. This group quickly began to learn how to fix, refurbish and sell on…

UK loses £14 million from material waste every year

A new report has found that the UK loses £14 million from material waste found in WEEE materials each year. The report by Material Focus has discovered that 300,000 tonnes of WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) are thrown away each year by UK homes and businesses. This waste contains large amounts of invaluable materials, including…

Right to Repair Law Comes Into Effect in the UK to Cut E-waste

Effective from today, ‘right to repair’ laws in the UK will require that manufacturers make spare parts available to people purchasing electrical goods, such as washing machines, TV and fridges in an effort to cut e-waste. The BBC has reported that the new rules are hoped to extend the lifespan…

Amazon’s Waste Problem: E-waste and Big Companies Go Hand in Hand

It is quickly becoming apparent that e-waste and big companies go hand in hand. In a new investigation by ITV News, Amazon has been revealed to be destroying millions of items of unsold stock – items which are often new and still fit for use. Among the products being destroyed were…

WEEE Sculpture of World Leaders Erected in Cornwall

Artists Joe Rush and sculptor Alex Wreckage, along with online reatiler musicMagpie, have built a sculpture out of mountains of e-waste to bring attention to the importance of the proper disposal of IT equipment. The piece displays world leads Boris Johnson, Yoshihide Suga, Emmanuel Macron, Mario Draghi, Justin Trudeau, Angela Merkel…

Volunteer with Jamie’s to Help the Environment

If you’re looking to develop skills and gain valuable volunteer work experience, all while having a positive impact on the environment, then why not take a look at the roles on offer at Jamie’s! We have a wide range of volunteering opportunities available: in Data Erasure, you can gain hands-on…

Pop-Up Shop Now Open!

Come and visit Jamie’s in our new pop-up shop in GI Media (11 Above, Southampton, SO14 7DX) and see what we have in store! Its next door to boots in the High Street Talk to our talented staff about our products.