Have an old phone, tablet or MP3 player?
You can get rid of your e-waste without harming the environment — and get some cash — with a new ecoATM, an automated kiosk that buys back used electronics.
A lot of people have a drawer full of old electronics they don't know what to do with, and plenty end up in landfills or incinerators, adding toxic waste to the environment, the company said.
The ecoATM founders wanted to solve that problem while offering an instant reward. The kiosks pay up to $250 cash depending on value/usability. ecoATM finds a second life for 60 percent of devices and recycles the rest.
There are now nine ecoATMs in Ohio, including:
- SouthPark Mall
- Summit Mall
- Chapel Hill Mall (two kiosks)
- Westfield Belden Village
- Additional locations here: http://www.ecoatm.com/find-a-location.html