Enter in the New and Recycle The Old (Recycling Electronics)

Ever wondered how to recycle that electronic thing-a-mah-jig you received for Christmas two years ago? You know, the one that your curbside recycling company won’t touch with a ten-foot pole? Check out Amazons list of recycling programs and websites below that will help point you in the right direction to recycle most anything.

Gazelle.com – At Gazelle.com you can send in your old devices–with free shipping–and Gazelle will send you an Amazon Gift Card for the value of your item.

NextWorth – At NextWorth you can send in your old iPod or iPhone–with free shipping–and NextWorth will send you an Amazon Gift Card for the value of your device.

Flipswap – Check out FlipSwap where you can send in your old cellphone–with free shipping–and FlipSwap will send you an Amazon Gift Card for the value of your device. Flipswap will also let you trade in your old iPod–with free shipping–and they will send you an Amazon Gift Card for the value of your device.

Earth911 – A full-service green site with myriad ideas on how to green up your life, daily updates and an excellent Recycling/Reuse station finder by zip code.

gcycle.org – If you’re looking for a fun and educational flash site that does a fine job of letting you know where to go to recycle myriad electronic gadgets like batteries, print cartridges, video game consoles, and even floppy disks, gcycle.org is the site for you.

ecocycle.org – Specializing in helping people living in that community with hard-to-recycle items. We include this site in the list as it has many ideas about how to “Green Up” your home, workplace and working toward a zero-waste lifestyle.

US Postal Service Recycling – The US Postal Service is offering customers use of free envelopes available in 1,500 Post Offices to mail back inkjet cartridges, Blackberries, digital cameras, iPods and MP3 players without paying any postage. Go to your local Post Office and ask about the program, and tell them you’re interested in it coming to your town if you’re not already eligible.

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