e-waste

The No-Brainer Fix That Could Reduce Trash And Save You Money

The No-Brainer Fix That Could Reduce Trash And Save You Money

While conducting an interview for this very blog, my phone started to die rapidly. My iPhone is a couple years old, and its battery isn’t what it once was. The logical solution, of course, is to replace the battery because the rest of the device is working fine. But Apple…

Sonos Doesn’t Understand How Recycling Works

Sonos Doesn’t Understand How Recycling Works

Trashing your old electronics is launching its Trade Up hardware upgrade program that gives users discounts if they “responsibly recycle older products.” It’s a good idea in theory. The problem is that to take part, users have to brick their speakers, rendering them useless for resale or refurbishment.

E-Waste Is A Really Valuable Big Deal

Most of us have a bunch of tech that we no longer need. In some cases we donate it or give it friends. Other times we sell it or trade it in against new gear. But a recent report suggests billions of dollars of useful materials are ending up in…