Top 10 Gadget Recycling Tips
Many of us use at least 3 to 4 personal gadgets, which often includes an MP3/ iPod, phone, computer and TV. But have we ever thought that we could be wasting a lot of money in addition to the resources or energy? Following some simple and useful tips can not only save us money but we can also earn from recycling. Planet Green has some useful gadget recycling tips. We’ve picked up some excerpts to share with you here.
Buy used gadgets
“With the rate at which manufacturers churn out new gadgets, buying barely used gadgets in great shape is an easy task and usually is much less expensive, even for the latest gear.”
Buy recycled and recyclable gadgets
“Check out what materials are used in the product and go for gadgets that use low impact materials that are recycled or sustainably obtained.”
Use the gadgets you have for as long as you can
“While it is tempting to get a new phone when you renew your contract, or a new laptop when the faster, smaller version hits stores, ask yourself if you really need it and weigh your options before replacing your gear.”
Earn money from your old gadgets
“Buyback programs buy your old gear, refurbish it and resell it. It keeps gadgets in the loop much longer, and puts a little green in your pocket and your heart.”
“If you have a device that has reached the end of its useful life, you definitely don’t want to toss it. Avoid hazardous e-waste by utilizing one of the growing number of free recycling programs.”
Check out the detailed gadget recycling tips here.
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