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Your smartphone's secret afterlife (Smartphones Unlocked)

You sell, recycle, and donate your old phones, but what happens after that? Some could actually wind up right back in your hands.

By December 2, 2012


Where electronics go to die, responsibly

CNET tours an e-waste recycling center that disassembles electronics on site for downstream recycling to ensure that e-waste is handled responsibly and personal data is destroyed.

By May 13, 2011


E-waste recycler goes high-tech to boost volume

An electronics waste recycling center in Ontario, Canada, invests in an automated system to handle a single stream of e-waste in anticipation of higher volume from the province's e-waste mandate.

By February 10, 2011


Out with the old--Jasmine's Tech Dos & Don'ts

Get schooled by CNET editor Jasmine France. This week she gives tips on how to enjoy video on-the-go in order to survive the tedium and annoyances of holiday travel.

By January 13, 2011


Electronics recycling: Dealing with skeletons in the closet

With America Recycles Day around the corner, here are some tips and things to consider when it comes to recycling electronics and e-waste.

By November 12, 2010


Should you donate or recycle that old PC?

If there's life left in a system you no longer need, it's easy to find the machine a new home, and if it's useless, to dispose of it safely.

By March 30, 2009


Congress, Greenpeace move on e-waste

Environmental groups and even LG Electronics, maker of Zenith TVs, are promoting plans to introduce recycling programs that tackle the growing problem of e-waste.

By August 6, 2008


Recycling tech and Creative Zen X-Fi curiosity: Ask the Editors

Get the answers to all of your questions about MP3 players, headphones, and more in this weekly feature.

By August 4, 2008


Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba launch tech recycling company

Top TV makers have formed a recycling company to handle tech waste and comply with changing state laws.

By January 7, 2008


Staples to take back consumer electronics for recycling

The office supply chain will take any brand of PC, monitor, printer, fax for a $10 fee.

By May 21, 2007