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8 Eco-Friendly Tips for Back to School

8 Eco-Friendly Tips for Back to School

School is nearly back in session, but are you ready? While new and exciting school supplies is enticing, it takes a toll on both your wallet and the environment. It’s more important than ever to make back to school shopping eco-friendly. We gathered a few tips to help make the first day of school greener and less expensive, from eco-conscious supplies to long-term solutions! 8 Green Tips for Back to School 1. Hold a back-to-school swap. If back to school…

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How Batteries Impact the Environment

How Batteries Impact the Environment

Each day, the amount of batteries in landfills increase astronomically. With that growing number also comes an increase in e-waste, which can be harmful to you and our planet. What’s The Issue? In recent years, there has been an increase in the amount of batteries across the globe. This is due to the staggering amount of portable electronics in the global market. These batteries are found in phones, camera, laptops, and even children’s toys. Most of the time, our used…

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How to Deal with Dead Spots in Your House

How to Deal with Dead Spots in Your House

Going… going… kind of back… gone. Whether you’re in the middle of your favorite show or beating the clock for a big online deadline, very little is more frustrating than your Wi-Fi dropping without a warning. It can be unexpected or an ongoing battle, but either way, there may be an easy solution to your wireless conundrum. We tackle the issue of wireless dead zones and offer some helpful tips and tricks that you can try instantly at home, the…

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What Can Be Made From Recycled Electronics?

What Can Be Made From Recycled Electronics?

With the latest and greatest advancements in tech getting updated every year now, electronics seem to have a shorter and shorter lifespan. Everyone has to have the most up-to-date model available. And because people can now store their entire life in data, the longer you hold on to a device, the more you’ll lose when that planned obsolescence kicks in. But, what happens to all the old electronics? Well, they generally end up in one of three places — a…

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How Many Inactive Mobile Phones Are Out There?

How Many Inactive Mobile Phones Are Out There?

When we think “old phone”, we might automatically think of that old Motorola Razor we had back in the day. What happened to these phones? They didn’t just disappear into thin air. The truth of that is many of us are hoarders, plain and simple. We hate to throw anything away because of its either sentimental value or because we just don’t know what to do with it. We are especially known for holding onto old phones. The Amount of…

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5 Ways to Earn Extra Money This Summer

5 Ways to Earn Extra Money This Summer

In need of some extra cash this summer? Aren’t we all? From funding family vacations to summer camps and even just plain old grocery shopping, money is always on our minds this time of year. We want to give our family the very best they deserve. But how can we accomplish that? Lucky for you, we did the work for you! Here are five ways to earn some extra summer money. 5 Ways to Earn Extra Money This Summer 1….

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ecoATM Buys Broken Phones

ecoATM Buys Broken Phones

Do have a phone at home with a cracked screen or missing parts? Did you know that ecoATM pays cash for these phones? That’s correct – we buy broken phones. No longer do you need to leave your used phones to collect dust just because of a few blemishes or missing parts. You could be missing out on instant cash for that phone, so why not see how much it’s worth at an ecoATM kiosk? How to Get Paid for…

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Survey: What Americans Know About E-Waste

Survey: What Americans Know About E-Waste

Every year, a slew of new smartphones are released. Not to say new tech isn’t incredible, as we often rely on these devices to help us get from place to place, connect with our loved ones and even manage our finances and personal information. What might not be as beneficial are the millions of phones thrown out that wind up in our shared environment. The question is, are we aware? Our Knowledge of E-Waste We conducted a survey to find…

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly School Supplies

Top 10 Eco-Friendly School Supplies

The start of a new school year is right around the corner, and with it comes an increase in paper and electronic waste. Every year, kids around the world get excited for their first day of school, and before you can go back to school, you need to get all your school supplies. But, with school supplies comes an increase in paper waste. How can we change that? Well, we did the work for you. Here are the top ten…

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How to Dispose of Electronics Properly

How to Dispose of Electronics Properly

When it comes to getting rid of our electronics, we often don’t know what to do with them. Do we throw them in the trash? Recycle them? But, how exactly do you recycle certain electronics? We got down to the nitty-gritty and did the work for you! Here are a few ways on how you can properly recycle those old or broken electronics. How to Recycle a Computer What are you supposed to do with an old or broken computer?…

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