Recycle old electronics

25 Jul

Instead of throwing away that old piece of technology, did you consider recycling it? Believe it or not, there is a local electronics recycling facility close to you. EIAE is an organization that is dedicated to recycling electronics. Search their free database to find a recycling facility near you.

Why recycle?

  • Old units still have life
  • Reduce lead and mercury from landfills
  • Put technology in the hands of less fortunate
  • Economic and energy reasons

Tips when recycling used electronic products:

  • Wipe all data from the unit or make sure company will
  • Be wary if recycles won’t disclose their partners
  • Make sure 90% of device is recycled
  • Prove appropirate facilities
  • Make sure they can take devices

http://www.eiae.org

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