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The uSell Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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Mother’s Day is less than two weeks away. Did you buy Mom a gift yet? Don’t worry–there’s still time. We’ve even put together a handy uSell Mother’s Day Gift Guide to give you some ideas. Whether your mom is tech savvy, eco-friendly, or falls some where in between, you’re sure to find something she’ll love.

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How to Get Your Device Ready for Recycling

This post is part of our Earth Day campaign to raise awareness about the hazards of electronic waste.

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Now that you know a little more about recycling e-waste including how to choose a recycling center, it’s time to put your knowledge into action. But first, you’ll have to prepare your device. Here are a few simple steps to take before you drop off (or send in) your phone, tablet, laptop or computer.

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How to Make Every Day Earth Day

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Happy Earth Day! Since 1970, people around the world have set aside April 22nd to demonstrate their support for environmental protection. Countries, cities, and communities launch campaigns to motivate citizens to reduce their impact on the planet. You may even be involved in a few campaigns yourself.

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Is the E-Waste You’re Recycling Really Being Recycled?

This post is part of our Earth Day campaign to raise awareness about the hazards of electronic waste.

Ever wonder what happens to your electronic device after you drop it off ? Probably not, right? Most of us assume our old cell phones, laptops, computers, and ink cartridges are safely recycled and go on to be used as something else. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.

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How to Reduce Your E-Waste

This post is part of our Earth Day campaign to raise awareness about the hazards of electronic waste.

With Earth Day less than a week away, now is the perfect time to start ramping up your recycling efforts. If you’ve already “gone green”, you probably have several bins devoted to different materials –one for glass, one for plastic, one for cardboard, et cetera, et cetera. But you may have over looked an even more important category: electronic waste.

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Tips for a “green” Valentine’s day

Since Valentine’s day is almost upon us—I hope you’re not going to buy a present at the last minute, are you?– I thought I might share some tips on making your Valentine’s Day more “green’ this year

#1 Walk or bike to your date destination

Obviously if it’s a long haul or a freezing cold night, this won’t apply, but if you happen to get a decent evening or day, or happen to live in a city, ditch mass transit and hoof it. If you two happen to be active, grab your bikes and cycle over.

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