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How to Recycle Electronics

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Throwing your old tech in the trash is bad for the environment. Check out some safer, cleaner alternatives.

With the holidays almost upon us, chances are you will get new electronics, maybe a computer or a Switch or other game system. What do you do with your old electronics? Or maybe you don’t need the latest electronics and wonder where you can find reliable used equipment.

Electronics recycling centers are both a place to recycle your electronics safely and, in some cases, repair technology for sale. Many will erase your hard drives to protect your privacy.

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