To celebrate Earth Day at the end of April, SmartMoney put together a great article discussing the rise in e-waste recycling. Right in line with NextWorth’s mission to keep electronics from landfills, the post states “e-waste recycling jumped 53% last year, with landfills spared some 460 million pounds of consumer electronics, according to the CEA.” That’s great news!
Part of this increase is the rise in popularity of trade-in sites like NextWorth. In the article, SmartMoney points out NextWorth.com as a place to visit to maximize returns when recycling old gadgets:
SmartMoney: Getting Green for Old Gadgets
If you decide not to trade-in your old device, SmartMoney also suggests ways to donate and recycle your electronics.