Recycling electronics not only helps prevent hazardous materials from filling landfills, but also conserves natural resources because the recycled electronics are reused, reports the National Center for Recycling Electronics. Recycling may also stimulate local job growth as businesses develop to handle increasing recycling needs. Donating is another means of recycling electronics, which helps to support low-income families, schools and communities throughout the world. Many people know that you can recycle computer and cell phones, but smaller electronics such as cameras and portable sound players can be recycled too.

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