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The Outdated Gadgets We Don't Know What to Do With
Roughly 68 percent of people hold onto old cell phones, cameras and other tech toys for years after they've stopped using them, according to a 2013 survey. Why? Half of us don't know what to do with them. One handy tool for figuring out how—and where—to recycle gadgets that no longer work is the Environmental Protection Agency's website, where you can find out what options manufacturers and retailers offer. If the device still works, you might be surprised what it can net you: A third-generation iPad can fetch up to $250 when sold online, found But, if you don't want to go through the hassle of posting and shipping, you can always donate your unwanted items to the National Cristina Foundation, which matches your used equipment with an organization in need.