Friday, March 23, 2012

Disposing of electronics — Part 3

That old disk drive that broke down under the burden of billions of bits of genealogical data and the mobile you wore out texting continuously to other genealogists have got to be disposed of. How, without polluting more Mother Earth? We looked at Donating and Recycling. Here's another idea.
Trade it in. Some companies like Dell, Apple, and Radio Shack offer discounts when you recycle working products. Some other options:
1. Best Buy, ( Check this web site to get a price and ship your item for free, or take it to a Best Buy Trade-in Store for a gift card.
2., also awards gift cards for eligible electronics.
3. Staples, ( Turn in up to 10 used ink cartridges a month and get $2 in Staples Rewards for each.
We can all do our part to save the environment. One final tip on electronics disposal coming soon.

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