A start-up bets that environmental concerns and rapid upgrades will convince consumers at purchase to sell back their electronic gadgets in two years.
TechForward buys back your gadgets.
TigerDirect/CompUsa partners with TechForward to offer guaranteed buyback program.
Michigan-based handset-recycling service plans to use the Series A round to expand operations and collections of retired cell phones. Partners include Motorola and Verizon.
With concerns over the disposal of electronic waste, a group of activists launch a certification program for electronic recycling while new services sprout up.
Many Web sites pledge to pay you for mailing in used electronics. Which ones look the most lucrative?
Gazelle, a relaunched version of what was called Second Rotation, lets people resell unwanted gear. If it has no resale value, Gazelle will recycle it.
Eco-perfection is impossible, but these tools can help to shrink a carbon footprint, inch by inch.