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The Best Way to Dispose of Old Gadgets

From erasing your data to finding an e-waste recycler, here's what you need to know when you're ready to let go of your old tech.
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Q: What's the best way to safely and securely dispose of my old tech devices?

Sounds like you recently found yourself staring in bewilderment at a closet full of discarded and useless computer towers, monitors, desktop printers, keyboards and other old electronic, you're not alone in confronting this digital disposal dilemma. The U.S. generated 2.4 million tons of e-waste in 2010, and GBI Research expects global e-waste recovery to be a $21 billion industry by 2020.

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