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America Recycles Day: Disposing of Old PCs Responsibly

Even though that old PC may be garbage in your eyes, it can damage the environment if you don't dispose of it properly.

Web Services and Games: Best of 2010

Phone service in Google Gmail, productivity enhancers like Evernote, and popular games such as World of Warcraft are among our picks for the best Web services and online offerings. And Facebook returns to the PCWorld 100 for the second year in a row.


Recycling IT Assets Is Serious Business: How to Start

IT departments are learning to master the art of retiring hardware at the right time. Here's what to consider when recycling hardware your company no longer needs.

Verizon Wireless Urges Phone Recycling

The wireless device trade-in program gives users an easy way to recycle old gear and get credit toward a replacement gadget.


The Most Dangerous Jobs in Technology

For most desk-bound IT workers, the workplace is relatively tame. Others who earn a living in the technology realm, however, confront danger on a regular basis.

California Files Charges Against E-waste Recycler's Execs

California attorney general files fraud-related charges against three executives at an e-waste recycling firm.

Make Money Selling Your Old Tech

Get paid to unload old gear instead of letting it languish in drawers and closets. Companies are willing to buy used electronics for reselling and recycling.

Recycle Your Old iPhone for Cash

Ready to ditch that pre-4G iPhone? Here are options for earning cash back by offloading the old handset.

Earth Day 101: DIY Projects for Geeks and Techies

Before you toss your old tech, take a look at these tips, how-to's, and do-it-yourself projects to bring new life to old gadgets. And get your eco-pals off your back, to boot.

Recycle Your Gear to Help Combat Global E-Waste

Here are five ways to recycle your old gadgets while making sure that the hazardous materials won't end up in landfills at home or abroad.