How Recycling Can Improve Your Health

Recycling Means Cleaner Air & Less Harmful Waste

Even though landfills are meant to hold garbage, they can also cause major issues when it comes to our health. The quality of air you breathe and the soil your food comes from depend on having a clean environment. By adding waste such as electronics to the mix can be harmful to those living around such an environment. Because of landfills, we are seeing an increase of health issues globally.



Landfills Can Be Harmful to Our Health

When garbage is disposed of, it sits in huge landfills. After a while, it begins to decompose and release greenhouse gasses and very harmful chemicals. Chemicals like carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, and methane are all produced and contributes to air pollution (which causes respiratory illnesses).

Other forms of health problems because of these chemicals and gasses include birth defects and low birth weight. There have even been reports of certain cancers developing due to living near waste sites. These include the liver, larynx, kidney and pancreas. Symptoms of sleepiness, fatigue and headaches are often reported as well.

Health Benefits from Recycling

When we all do are part to recycle materials such as plastics, aluminum and electronics properly, we help reduce the risk of birth defects and respiratory diseases (especially to those people who live around such environments). This would also increase cleaner air and cleaner water to drink.

Other Benefits From Reducing Waste

It takes a lot of energy and material to create a new product. Recycled materials save energy because creating new products from raw materials uses a lot more energy than using recycled materials.

According to the EPA, recycling also has major benefits including conserving natural resources (think timber, water and minerals), it prevents pollution by reducing the need for more new raw materials and can even save energy. In a 2016 study, the Environmental Protection Agency found that there are even economic benefits in recycling. In that year alone, 681,000 jobs were created in that industry.

Recycle Your Old Electronic with Gizmogo

By selling your old, used or broken electronic to Gizmogo, you are doing your part by reducing E-waste in the world. We will recycle it properly, which will give the precious metals inside things like Macs, laptops and cell phones another life. See how much you can get by selling with us, while helping the environment.



Gizmogo Group Limited
Gizmogo’s mission has been simple – make it easy for you to sell your used gadgets at the highest price with the fastest payment possible. Our team members believe your once cherished device sitting in your drawer has more value in being re-purposed and given a new life. We take your device and give it to someone who will enjoy it the same way you once did. That’s why Gizmogo strives to create a seamless customer experience that enables people to see the full potential and value of their devices. Our goal is to extend the life-cycle of technology while reducing the impact on our environment and passing the value onto our customers!

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Frequently Asked Questions

If your device is not listed, place your order as an Unknown Device. Please review our list of accepted electronics to ensure your device falls into one of the classifications. Following our fee-free shipping, we will evaluate your device and send you a quote. If you choose not to sell, your device will be returned to you free of charge!

Yes! We accept a vast amount of different electronic devices regardless of condition. To find out how much your damaged device is worth, locate your device on our website, select your model, and indicate the condition to receive an instant quote. If it has any value, we will compensate you accordingly. Otherwise, we would recycle it responsibly for you

There are a few reasons why the quoted payment can change following our evaluation:

  • You did not accurately select the condition of the device (most common).
  • The device has defects that are not indicated on your order.
  • You chose the wrong device or device model when completing your order.

Our customer service team is happy to answer any additional questions about changes to your quote

Our grading standard is different from what people usually would think. Our professional technicians base their evaluation on the quality of factors such as the

  • Screen
  • Frame
  • Backside
  • USB Charging Port

It is common for people to believe their phone is ‘like new,’ only to have a slightly different definition of the term compared to the industry standards.

If you don’t see your device on our list, email us at for your free quote. Include the device brand, model, and serial number in your message. We will have our technician deliver an estimate within 24 hours.

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