Don't throw it away! What to do with old electronic devices


  • TECH
  • Tuesday, 27 Jun 2017

Many old phones, laptops and tablets end up on the rubbish heap

When you've bought a new tablet, smartphone or laptop, what should you do with the old one? Many old devices languish in bottom drawers or, worse still, end up in the trash.

Next time you have an unwanted device on your hands, think again. Taking old electronic devices to retailers or local collection points is an option, but you can also continue using old devices that are still working, give them away or sell them to help protect the environment. Here are some alternatives to our throwaway culture:

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