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Recycling Tips for Old Computers and Mobile Phones

A recent event in Preston invited businesses to recycle old computers and mobile phones. Modern day technology is evolving at an alarming rate so many electronic products such as computers and mobile phones soon become out of date, very quickly. Once you have upgraded to the latest model your old equipment can soon start gathering dust in a cupboard and become redundant.

Here are several tips on ways you can recycle old computers and phones.


1. Take to a recycling point

There are designated recycling points throughout the uk. A simple way to recycle your old computers, mobile phones or other electrical items is to take them to your local recycling centre and drop them off there. The centre will take care of the items for you.

2. Donate it to Charity

Another option is to donate your old computer to a charity or local non-profit groups. Some council’s will be able to provide you will details of any charities or non-profit groups in your area who are looking for donated computer equipment. These groups will be most grateful for donations to help their cause.

3. Return to the retailer

Depending on where you buy your computer or mobile phone will depend on whether you can return your old items and exchange them for your new goods at the same time. This exchange service is common place in many mobile phone shops but there are several computer stores that operate a similar service. Often you can get a slight reduction in the price of your new equipment if you take part in such a scheme.

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