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Even a two year old mobile, despite lacking this year’s glamorous features, is chock-full of useful components and elements that go into next year’s mobile. Likewise, the parts of ink cartridges that wear out are, by skilled hands, fairly easy to replace and turn back into useful little pots of C, M, Y or K. That’s where The Recycling Factory comes in: they pay cold cash for your garbage (or you can donate it to charity, or have it applied as credit against getting more ink). Since mobiles often contain nasty chemicals that it’s bad to have leach into the tip, you’re doing the planet a favour as well as getting yourself a few extra quid to spend on the holidays (or hols for yourself – you needn’t be perfect). [GT]

The Recycling Factory

Gabrielle Taylor
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