Mac Users Get A New Way To Recycle Old Electronics

Newer, faster, smaller mobile devices hit the market every day. As one of the industry leaders, Apple’s products are highly sought-after by tech enthusiasts, which means unused, outdated electronics are starting to collect dust on shelves and desks all over the world. Sometimes people keep these older products just in case the new ones crash, but more often than not, they just don’t know how to dispose of them properly.

That’s why Take My Mac is an ingenious service. This online company provides a satisfying way to sell your iPads, iPhones and other Apple devices and to avoid going through the time and frustration of selling it yourself.

In a recent interview with Mark Evans Tech, Take My Mac’s Andrea Bebirian described the ease of her company’s process:

“All you have to do is visit TakeMyMac.com and click on the “get started” tab. From there, choose your device and fill out a form to provide details about your electronic device. Through email, the consumer will receive an excellent quote for the device and has the option to either accept or decline the offer. If the owner of the device accepts, a prepaid label is sent to them to ship out their device. Therefore, they aren’t charged for shipping.

“Once Take My Mac receives the gadget, it is inspected, and all personal and non-personal data is removed in a secure manner, if necessary. Once this process is complete, the previous owner of the device gets paid – and they’re done!”

Two things that set Take My Mac apart from other online electronics recycling services: they literally take everything–working or smashed–that bears the Apple label. And everything they take is recycled or reused responsibly: For reuse, your iBook may be seen at a hospital for patients to use during their free time. For recycling, conditions are controlled so there is absolutely no environmental waste left behind to harm our earth.

Learn more by following Take My Mac on Twitter or Facebook!

Related:
Are Most Electronics Designed for the Dump
Do You Know Where Your Computer Monitor Goes When It Dies?
How to Recycle…Everything

Image Credit: Flickr – Yutaka Tsutano

49 comments

Abbe A.
Azaima A.4 years ago

Great to know

Masha Samoilova
Past Member 5 years ago

great

Will L.
Past Member 5 years ago

thoinx

Jeremy Mathsen
Jeremy Mathsen5 years ago

great!

Kat S.
Kristen Swanson5 years ago

Thanks!

Sue H.
Sue H.5 years ago

Good on Mac. Now if they would only
get on the bus with senior discounts,
I'd have some appreciation for them.

Cheryl B.
Cheryl B.5 years ago

great

Kay L.
KayL NOFORWARDS5 years ago

Makes me wish I still used a Mac. But I gave in to having to be compatible with the office, so switched to a PC.

William Kirkham
William K.5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Theresa C.
Theresa C.5 years ago

Wonderful idea!
Thanks for sharing :)