Did you know that if all of the smartphones and tablets produced in 2013 were laid end to end, they would encircle the globe more than four and a half times? Earth Month is upon us and many people are searching for a way to do some good for the environment but dont know where to start. According to Gazelle's most recent customer survey, nearly 64% of smartphone users recycle, trade in, or reuse their phone when they are done with it. That's up from 54% a year ago, but it still leaves about 38,000 miles worth of phones and tablets unaccounted for.
In the spirit of Earth day, spring cleaning and earning some cash - dig thru your drawers, pull out that old technology, and let's see if we can make you some cash!
Here are 3 resources that allow you to recycle your technology for cash:
Gazelle offers a fast and easy way for consumers to get cash for their used electronics, and from now until 4/30 you can earn $5 extra in cash for trading in devices valued $25 or more or $10 for trading in devices valued $50 or more!
Learn more: Gazelle.com
Want quick cash? Check out the ecoATM! Ease-of-use: The ecoATM is fully automated, and easy to use. Simply place your device in the ecoATM test station and ecoATM will examine your device and then search for the highest price we can find in a network of buyers. If you agree to sell it, you will receive cash on the spot.
There are approximately 900 ecoATM kiosks in malls and large retailers in 42 states.
Learn more: ecoATM.com
Guzu purchases new and broken devices! So if your iPad has a massive cracked screen and isn't worth repairing, check out Guzu. When you recycle with Guzu, they have a ZERO landfill policy that will provide peace of mind that you have done the right thing for the environment. When you sell your device to Guzu, they also plant a tree.
Learn more: Guzu.com