Friday, June 04, 2010

Computer Recycling Easier Than Ever

If you are like most of us, you likely have half a dozen or more computers just at home. How many are you really using? Maybe one favorite and another as backup? The others just don’t have the processing power, memory or disk space to be a pleasure to use with the latest software versions. So, do you think it’s better to leave them scattered around the place or would you like to get paid to recycle your old computer and monitor?

Check the cash value of your unwanted computer equipment.Computer recycling is a fairly new phenomena. Just a few years ago, your choices were to find a spot on the basement shelves for the old machine or toss it in the trash. But there is new awareness of the environmental dangers posed by millions of personal computers now buried in landfills. So, many communities have recycling days where you can haul in your old unwanted electronics and they will ship what they collect off to a recycler. This is quite an improvement over having no options, but why give away or throw away something that still has cash value. Your old computers can make it worth your while to check their recycle value.

Selling your unwanted computer equipment to an online recycler is fast and easy with the service offered by Gazelle. The process is almost completely automated. All you do is look up the make and model of your desktop or laptop computer. They will purchase models from Apple, Dell, HP, Toshiba, Compaq, Sony, IBM, Gateway, Acer, Asus, Lenovo, Averatec, Fujitsu, EMachines, Samsung, Alienware, Everex and others. There are a few questions to answer, such as the condition of your equipment and what features it has. That will take about a minute. Then just click the “calculate” button and the value of your computer for recycling will be displayed. If you like what you see, you can request a free postage paid mailer box. Put your equipment in it, and send it on its way. You’ll get a check in the mail once the condition of your shipment has been verified.

Yes, it’s that easy. You don’t have to find a local drop off point and get there during certain hours. No running any classified ads and dealing with strangers at the door. No taking pictures, writing up a description and holding an online auction. Most of the time those efforts are just more trouble than they are worth. With Gazelle, you can get cash for your used computer with no fuss at all.

Gazelle recycles all sorts of other electronic items. Cell phones are the most popular. You can also get paid for unwanted GPS systems, MP3 players, digital cameras and gaming consoles, just to name a few. You probably have a collection of old electronics going to waste right now. Would you rather have the cash... and the free space? If so, learn more and check the cash value of your unwanted electronics.

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