Originally posted on Witches Of The Craft:
by Adria Saracino
With Moore’s law in full swing, it seems like every day brings the release of new technology. This is great for those of us who love to play with the latest gadgets, but it also means that e-waste is increasing at an exponential rate as we toss old technology into the dump.
This can lead to a variety of health and environmental concerns, as nasty chemicals like lead, cadmium, mercury, brominated flame retardants and hexavalentchromium compounds leak into the ground and water supply. There are a number of ways to avoid such a fate, as long as we think strategically about what to do with our old devices before we chuck them into the bin.
Re-Sells and Buy Backs
If you’re going to splurge on a new device, why not recoup some of the costs of the old one? Re-sell options are available on a number of…
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