Electronics Overhaul accepts electronic devices for recycling purposes. Metal is also accepted and recycled here. Wiping storage drives to clear any user data is a service provided here.
Recycling saves the environment. Trash the throwaway economy mentality. You own your device. You have the right to modify and repair it however you want.
Electronic waste or (e-waste) has a negative environmental impact.
Repair jobs are local. New electronics are manufactured in some plant overseas.
Electronics Overhaul is an official Cell Phones for Soldiers drop-off location. All cell phone donations can be considered tax deductible.