Right to Repair Caution

Over the years electronic devices have grown more expensive, and so have repairs. Skyrocketing smartphone prices have made the devices extremely expensive to repair, and oftentimes users are told to replace the device altogether, leading them to pay just as much as they did for the device in the first place. This largely contributes to…

The Pitfalls & Solutions of Selling Returned Merchandise on the Direct to Consumer Market

Many things have changed over the years, including the way society shops. Especially since the pandemic, there has been a major increase in online shopping. Because stores were closed people bought almost everything online, a method that has continued due to the lingering pandemic and convenience. Direct-to-consumer online platforms such as Amazon, eBay, Back Market…

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Turning Cryptocurrency into Real Currency

Recently, E-Scrap News, a Resource Recycling, Inc. publication, published an article concerning the influx of people aiming to turn virtual coin into real currency through mining cryptocurrency. Electronics recycling and refurbishment experts say that demand for mining equipment for digital currencies, like bitcoin, is affecting the e-waste industry. However, while it is very unlikely that…