Laptop Recycling 5 Ways to Recycle or Re-Use Your Old Laptop

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Laptop Recycling - 5 Ways to Recycle or Re-Use Your Old Laptop If you have recently purchased a new laptop what do you plan to do with the old one The simplest thing for many people may be to throw it in the bin. However this is far from being the best option both environmentally and financially. Laptops contain lots of toxic materials and heavy metals that can cause long term environmental damage if not disposed of correctly. There are also several ways you can make some money from your old laptop - even if it no longer works For more information visit: http://www.xtremeworx.com.au/products.php Here are some better alternatives for your old laptop: 1. Sell it online Online auction sites such as eBay can be the first step for many people. This will not only earn some money but takes away with any environmental problems of disposing your laptop the conventional way. 2. Sell the parts online Even your laptop is no longer working you can still make some money selling the parts online. Items such as the screen keyboard memory sticks or processors can all be sold online. This will obviously not make you as much money as a full working laptop. But will still earn you more than it collecting dust in your cupboard. 3. Donate it to charity Even if your laptop is too old and out of date for you there still may be someone willing to pay money for it. Donating this to your favourite charity is another alternative. There may also be local charities or community groups that may find a working use for your laptop rather than selling it. 4. Local Government recycling centres Most local government recycling centres have the correct facilities to ensure that your old equipment is disposed of correctly. This will ensure that none of the environmental problems mentioned earlier will occur. E-waste is an ever growing problem due to the rate of technological changes nowadays. 5. Recycle your laptop for cash using a recycling website This is certainly the simplest and possibly the most financially rewarding method. There are many recycling sites available online that will pay you for your old equipment. This is in many ways a lot easier than using an online auction site. You can receive an instant quote online and they will even pay your postage costs. Even if your laptop no longer works you can still earn money. The parts inside are still considerably valuable to recycling companies. Websites such as Mirror Go Green offer over £300 for certain models. Simply go to their website and fill in a few details such as manufacturer and model number. They will instantly give you a working

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and non-working price for your equipment. You will receive your money within a couple of days of the laptop being received.