These days, it’s not uncommon to buy multiple devices in a single year. In fact, sometimes it feels like as soon as we purchase a device it’s out of date.
Cell phones are a prime example. Every year there is a new “big release” of an updated cell phone, rendering yours obsolete. When your carrier’s two-year contract comes up for renewal, you often have the option of purchasing a shiny new device.
This same churn exists for iPads, computers, Kindles, and most other electronics. But what happens to your old devices when you upgrade? Do you throw them in the trash? Leave them in a drawer to gather dust?
There’s a better option. Continue reading “Cyber Safety: How to safely recycle your digital devices”