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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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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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Over 19 Million Devices Recycled!

Over 19 Million Devices Recycled!

At ecoATM, we’re on a mission to reduce the amount of electronic waste that enters the environment across the nation. Thanks to the efforts of all of our responsible recyclers, we have recently hit a milestone of over 19 million devices recycled since our very beginning! This means that over 19 million devices worth of hazardous chemicals have been kept out of our natural environment to make for a greener future for everyone. But what does 19 million devices translate…

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What is E-Waste?

What is E-Waste?

Consider all the different cell phones, mp3 players and computers or laptops you’ve ever owned. Where did they end up? Did you sell them, recycle them or simply toss them in the trash? If they weren’t recycled responsibly, chances are they wound up as e-waste. What exactly is e-waste? E-waste is the informal term for electronic waste, meaning electronic products that are thrown out with little to no life left in them. These devices could range anywhere from the old…

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Welcome!

Welcome!

Hi there! We’re ecoATM. We’re here to change how the world thinks about pre-owned tech and make a long-lasting, positive impact on the environment we share. We understand the importance of a green future, which means far less unused personal tech floating around our environment such as phones and tablets. That’s why we decided to kick our preserving efforts up a notch and established over 2,800 ecoATM kiosks across the country. Not only have we recycled over 15 million devices…

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