About This Episode:
Spurred by increasing consumer demand for the newest technology – be they tablets, laptops, cell phones, etc. –, e-waste is piling up in landfills both domestically and abroad at an alarming rate or collecting dust in your closest. It’s not good for the environment or your wallet.
What are consumers to do with their unwanted electronic devices after upgrading?
As you begin your spring cleaning now is a perfect time to trade in those old devices for cash toward the hottest tech that you didn’t think was in your budget. By giving cell phones a second life, the average consumer can save the earth and money, too.
Gazelle, a leading trade-in and e-commerce site for consumer electronics now offers certified pre-owned devices that not only come in great condition but also at a huge discount and with no contract or strings attached!
On this episode Michele Perry, Consumer Tech Expert at Gazelle.com, will be sharing a few tips for reducing your e-waste by recycling old devices and earning cash at the same time. By considering purchasing certified, pre-owned gadgets you’ll be improving your eco-footprint this spring. Michele can also provide “buyer beware” tips, highlight results from a recent Gazelle survey identifying new trends, and talk about new financing and warranty programs for preowned electronics.
About Michele Perry: Resident tech enthusiast and expert at Gazelle.com, Michele Perry monitors the changing dynamics of technology in the 21st century. Perry provides insight into how people use technology and the obstacles they face while making it all work within a budget.
With more than 1 million customers and more than $200 million paid out for used gadgets, Gazelle is the leading reCommerce company. Perry brings her collective and extensive knowledge of the behaviors and attitudes of tech enthusiasts through in-depth analysis of Gazelle’s custom surveys, company data and her own tech experiences. As the tech expert at Gazelle and previously a travel guru for the largest travel site in the world, Perry is frequently sought out and quoted by major outlets around the country including ABC News, The CBS Early Show, FOX News, MSNBC, The New York Times, USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, Voice of America and National Public Radio.
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