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RECYCLING OLD TECHNO TRASH

NEW BUYBACK PROGRAMS AIM TO TURN USED ELECTRONIC TRASH TO CASH

computer.pngEver wonder where that mountain of old, outdated electronic trash eventually winds up? Or are you the sort of person that once they have decided to give something the boot could care less what eventually happens to it?

Well, regardless of where you come down on this issue, a new way of dealing with the problem of outdated technology is about to make its presence felt. Yes my friends, by
the time that you read this plans will be in place for the major electronic retailers to take your old outdated junk in trade for store credit towards a new purchase.

The program is the brainchild of NEW Customer Service Co., the people who provide many of the extended warranty plans and protection programs for retailers such as Best Buy and Wal-Mart.

Joining Customer Service Co. in this exciting new business model is another company, TechForward.

The latter company plans to offer a guaranteed buyback program similar to the optional extended warranty services offered by many consumer electronic retail stores.

According to a story published today by Reuters, both companies will evaluate the condition of the devices returned, wipe clean the hard drives and either resell the refurbished devices online or harvest the components and sell them as salvage parts.

While no one will get rich on these transactions, it
will be good to know that these products will be properly disposed of and not just dumped into some landfill somewhere in the far east.

-LIB

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One Response to “RECYCLING OLD TECHNO TRASH”

  1. RECYCLING OLD TECHNO TRASH Says:

    [...] Adam Lorber wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerptEver wonder where that mountain of old, outdated electronic trash eventually winds up? Or are you the sort of person that once they have decided to give something the boot could care less what eventually happens to it? … [...]

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