5 ways to minimize e-waste
January 10, 2020 by Janine Young
3Maybe your IT equipment isn’t spanking new, but it’s still got a lot to give. Here are five ways to make the most of your electronic devices.
- Pay more - use longer
Go for the higher-end, more expensive solution. That way, you can keep the equipment longer.
- Re-define “defunct”
Try to control the impulse to throw away and buy new. Instead, try to fix what’s broken. Many times, it’s worth it.
- Delay the inevitable
After the magic three years - how about keeping the equipment for another year or so? Count on it! You’ll see it’ll save you quite a bit of money.
- Donate your device
Even if the equipment is too slow and old for your needs, it might be good enough for someone else, maybe with a smaller budget and simpler needs. This will keep your retired electronics out of the e-waste stream for another few more years.
We all need to give a hand