10 Apr '12, 4pm

Fact: Only 10% of wireless devices are recycled properly

Fact: Only 10% of wireless devices are recycled properly

Recycle your old phone and get rewards toward your next with eRecyclingCorps. Photo: Flickr It might sound vaguely barbaric, but when you get down to fundamental levels, people want to be rewarded for their good behavior. And as they grow older, they want to be rewarded with something better than gold stars and lollipops. eRecyclingCorps is setting out to be the middle man between the big wireless retailers and the consumer. Rather than wastefully tossing old wireless devices in a landfill, consumers can recycle their old phones and give them new life. It’s not a new idea, sure – but eRecyclingCorps found a way to make wireless device reuse attractive to all parties involved. But is there such a thing as a ‘win, win, win scenario?’ Company CEO David Edmondson, former CEO of Radio Shack, thinks so. It works like this – First, a consumer brings in their used, outdated phone ...

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