It's 2013. You just got a new tablet, smartphone or smart TV for the holidays. With just a little bit of effort, you can get rid of last year's gear (or even gadgets from a bygone decade) in an eco-friendly way.
Whatever you do, don't throw your old electronics in the trash. Simply tossing them in the trash is hell on the environment, because e-waste can leak harmful chemicals into the soil or water supply. You have three main choices for properly getting rid of your old electronics gear: trading it in, donating it or recycling it.
Read about your options here - [Wired Magazine]