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What are promising replacements for throwaway electronics?

What are promising replacements for throwaway electronics? Computers, mobile phones, etc. certainly seem useful, but they have a limited lifetime, and the recycling of components seems a difficult/...
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Best strategy for turning off computer/laptop monitors to save energy but not reduce lifespan?

When doing what's best for our planet, there are often trade-offs involved. One such trade-off can be saving energy vs. reducing lifespan of equipment (which can result in significant environmental ...
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Should I donate old electronics or drop them off at e-waste recycling centers?

Lately I have been needing to get rid of some old (and/or broken) electronics and have been struggling with the question of whether I should try to donate the electronics to someone or just drop them ...
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How can I start a recycle center for electronic goods

I am from India. It's been more than 15 years that I'm using electronics and throwing it out when its done. Since 3 years, after getting aware of how electronics affect the environment, I am trying to ...
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