Blog Posts in Recycling
Posted on 16th May 2023 14:31:25 in Recycling

In a world where technology advances at an exponential rate, our mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets, and e-readers become obsolete faster than ever. In our quest for the latest features and superior performance, we often overlook the environmental implications of discarding these devices. The majority of them unfortunately end up in landfills, contributing to the escalating problem of electronic waste or e-waste. But there's a sustainable alternative - recycling. This post

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Posted on 16th May 2023 14:21:46 in Recycling

Your smartphone is more than just a device. It's a companion that goes everywhere with you, helping you stay connected with friends, family, and the world. But like all things, a smartphone has a lifecycle. Understanding this lifecycle can help you make informed decisions about when to upgrade, sell, or recycle your device. Plus, it can give you a new appreciation for the buyback process and its role in the smartphone lifecycle.

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Posted on 5th May 2021 18:14:40 in Recycling, General, Apple

Purchasing a secondhand smartphone is one of the best decisions you can make if you are a tech-savvy but frugal person. The latest flagship smartphone with all the greatest features is nice to have, but one can easily cost you $1,000. 

If you are looking for a smartphone

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Posted on 23rd Apr 2021 14:47:57 in Samsung, Recycling, General, Selling

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. These three words have led Tech Reboot to be the certified smart device company it is today. We refurbish damaged devices, sell pre-owned devices, and recycle end-of-life devices. Our goal as a company is not only to give our guests the best value for their tech needs but also to reduce the amount of pollution created annually by e-waste. 

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Posted on 26th Mar 2021 19:29:32 in Selling, Recycling, General

Mop the floors. Dust the blinds. Wipe the counters- These are all chores people do when Spring Cleaning their home. But what people seem to forget to do is get rid of the pile of unused devices in their junk drawer. With the constant release of new tech throughout the year, it is easy to buy what’s new and neglect what’s old. 

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Posted on 12th Feb 2021 19:26:24 in Selling, Samsung, Recycling, General, Apple

    Tech Reboot is a certified refurbished smart device store that not only buys and recycles end-of-life tech but also sells pre-owned devices for those who are seeking a great deal. 

    But exactly which smart devices are refurbished, and does Tech Reboot buy all tech? 

    To start,

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Posted on 14th Oct 2020 16:55:10 in Selling, Recycling

What are some key steps to take for someone selling a Microsoft Surface?

There are many things to look for when selling a Microsoft Surface. There are several different Microsoft Surface models:

  • Surface RT
  • Surface Pro (Generations 2 - 7)
  • Surface Studio (more of a desktop computer with a touchscreen)

Screens and Housings and Batteries, Oh My!

The overall condition of the Surface can make the buyback

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Posted on 21st Sep 2020 14:30:33 in Recycling, General

Pawnshops typically purchase or pawn just about anything. The problem you will run into is that they may not pay you what your device is worth, being that they don't specialize in mobile devices and smartphones. They will likely pay you pennies on the dollar compared to what a buyback company like

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Posted on 14th Sep 2020 19:51:58 in Recycling, General

E-Waste Fast Facts

  • 3.2 million tons of electronic waste are generated per year
  • Currently, only 11% is recycled
  • 250 million computers become obsolete in the next 5 years
  • 130 million mobile phones are discarded per year
  • About 50% of all recycled metals in the U.S. are derived from consumer electronics recycling
  • 25 consumer electronics per US household on average
Moore’s Law, which states that the primary technologies incorporated in all of these devices doubles in speed every 18 months, drives a tremendous amount of turnover. Everybody wants

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