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Recycling gadgets when they go pffft…

Dead cellphone? Old computer? Broken television? 

Looking to get rid of these technologies once their time has expired?

In this weeks The Green Home, a new series in the New York Times, recycling electronics is discussed. Fortunately, many of the gadgets that make our lives easier (for the most part) can be disposed of with the environment.  Items that have only recently stopped working can be restored and given to those in need. Some towns have electronic recycling programs or events and many stores are now allowing customers to drop off old items.  The article provides a list of many websites that can also help you recycle technologies.

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