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Buy Back World
http://www.buybackworld.com/
Buy Back World
BuyBackWorld is the world's largest Instant Cash Quoting Platform.
That means you can sell us pretty much anything and receive an upfront price quote in cash.
You can also find a great deal on Certified Pre-Owned electronics and discounted gift cards to all your favorite brands.
Every order comes standard with FREE SHIPPING and FREE RETURNS, no questions asked.
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Great Uses for an Old PC
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2454182,00.asp
Avoid the Trash Heap: Great Uses for an Old PC
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Swappa
https://swappa.com/
Swappa is a user-to-user marketplace for gently used mobile devices.
Buy and sell directly to other Swappa users
No middleman means the best prices and most value
A community, not just a marketplace
Safety, simplicity, and the human factor make Swappa better.
All listings are reviewed and approved by our expert staff
ESN checks and verification photos keep it legit
We fight fraud so you don’t have to.
Why would you pay to sell your device? Selling on Swappa is free. Only buyers pay a small, flat fee that is included in the sale price.
On Swappa your listing is not considered sold until you are paid. And we don’t make you wait to receive your money as a first time seller. You will have payment before you ship.
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MyPhones
http://www.myphonesunlimited.com/
MyPhones has grown from its humble beginnings in a fraternity house into the phone, tablet, & laptop destination for people more interested in honest help and useful advice than a bunch of complicated tech jargon and hard-sells.
We were founded with an emphasis on superb customer service with an unbeatable atmosphere - and we continue to live by that today.
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HOW IT WORKS - Computer Recycling
https://youtu.be/zU62hh3DBfg
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Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future
http://stumble.it/1cDf4hT
Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future
With the rapid progression of technology each year, it's easy to accumulate a pile of obsolete gadgets that you just can't bear to get rid of. So don't!
Here are our top 10 ways you can take the retired gadgets you've already got and turn them into something that has a solid place in the future.
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https://twitter.com/shamblesguru
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How to Get Rid of Your Old Tablet
http://mashable.com/2013/02/08/sell-old-ipad
How to Get Rid of Your Old Tablet
When you’re ready to upgrade from your old tablet, you have a lot to think about. Should you sell or donate it? How do you make sure all of your personal information is safely wiped?
We answer all of those questions and more, so you can rest easy as you shop for a new device.
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Cleaning Old Hardware
http://bit.ly/lCBE0i
Sometimes old hardware just needs a good physical cleaning ... some can even go in the dishwasher.
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5 Charities for Donating Your Old Electronics (USA)
http://mashable.com/2010/04/29/donating-electronics
5 Charities for Donating Your Old Electronics
Many companies have recycling programs for used and unwanted electronics. Several have partnered with charitable organizations; we’ve highlighted several below.
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Envocare (UK)
http://www.envocare.co.uk/computers.htm
Envocare (UK) : Recycle Your Old Computer and Peripherals
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eCycling (USA)
http://www.epa.gov/waste/conserve/materials/ecycling/index.htm
eCycling
EPA is working to educate consumers and others on why it is important to reuse and recycle electronics and what the options are for safe reuse and recycling of these products.
Basic Information about reducing and recycling electronics
Where Can I Donate or Recycle My Old Computer and Other Electronics? lists organizations and retailers with donation and recycling programs
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Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
http://www.isri.org/
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries
ISRI is the voice of the scrap recycling industry, an association of companies that process, broker, and consume scrap commodities.
Among its many services, ISRI promotes public awareness of the value and importance of recycling to the production of the world's goods and services, along with the positive environmental benefits derived from scrap recycling.
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Industry Council For Electronic Equipment Recycling
http://www.icer.org.uk/
Industry Council For Electronic Equipment Recycling
ICER is a cross-industry association focusing on waste electrical and electronic equipment ("WEEE").
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My Green Electronics
http://mygreenelectronics.org/
My Green Electronics
Electronics improve the way we live, work and play.
But, there's one place where electronics should have no impact—the environment. Through responsible use, reuse and recycling of electronics, the consumer electronics industry and consumers can protect and preserve the environment—together.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships.
Want to recycle your electronics? First ask yourself these questions: Can my product be reused or sold? Is it possible to repair my product? If you've answered "No," then recycling is your best bet.
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The Freecycle Network
http://www.freecycle.org/
The Freecycle Network
The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 4,772 groups with 6,957,000 members across the globe.
It's a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (& getting) stuff for free in their own towns.
It's all about reuse and keeping good stuff out of landfills. Each local group is moderated by a local volunteer (them's good people).
Membership is free. To sign up, find your community by entering it into the search box above or by clicking on “Browse Groups” above the search box.
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Electronics TakeBack Coalition (USA)
http://electronicstakeback.com/
Electronics TakeBack Coalition (USA)
Wondering what to do with your old computers, notebooks, televisions and printers? To make sure your old electronic equipment is handled responsibly. use an E-Steward.
On this page find a list of USA responsible recyclers and other advice and statistics.
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Publication of practical guide to computer recycling
http://tinyurl.com/63f2mf
Publication of practical guide to computer recycling
Dec.2008 : UNESCO released a free practical guide to computer recycling for entrepreneurs and project sponsors, on the occasion of a conference on Digital Solidarity being held in Lyon (France).
The publication of this guide comes amidst growing concern over the impact computer equipment waste on health and environment. According to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the Gartner consultancy, there will be almost 4 billion mobile telephones in use by the end of this year, while the number of personal computers has already passed the billion mark.
In 2008, almost 180 million computers have been replaced by new machines, and an estimated 35 million computers dumped, despite the toxic substances they contain.
www.ticethic.com/guide
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Using Older and Refurbished Computers
http://www.itrainonline.org/itrainonline/english/trainers_topics.shtml
Using Older and Refurbished Computers .. free online course materials
This workshop kit offers materials which trainers can use as the basis of face-to-face workshop. The handout will be of value to anyone wanting to learn about using older and refurbished computers.
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TechSoup Stock (USA/Canada only)
http://www.techsoup.org/stock/
TechSoup Stock is pleased to announce that we have just introduced a series of major new upgrades to our Web site and infrastructure that will improve the product donation experience for our customers.
Nonprofit organizations and schools with valid 501(c)(3) status can order products on TechSoup Stock. Be aware that many of our technology partners that offer donated or discounted products through the TechSoup Stock program have some additional requirements of the organizations that purchase their products. Products may not be transferred or resold.
The end result is that TechSoup Stock donated and discounted offerings make available top technology products at the lowest possible cost to nonprofits in the United States (and Canada where applicable).
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Tools for Schools
http://www.tfs.org.uk/
Businesses donate computers to 'Tools for Schools' to be refurbished and upgraded by skilled technicians for educational use.
This is only in the UK might might be a heloful model for other countries to follow.
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