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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Creative ways of reusing old electronics!

Just because you have old electronics collecting dust, doesn’t mean you should simply recycle them by dropping them off at the recycling center. If you’re proficient in electrical work, you can wire old electronics together in a very creative way. You can literally make your electronic junk sing for you!


Star wars’ Imperial March played by old floppy drives:

Eye of the tiger

Gotye - Somebody That I Used to Know

The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

But if you lack the necessary skills to replicate the above, you can always do what I do and use your old computer as a door stop. Just kidding!

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About the Author

Yoree Grozenok owns and operates 1-800-GOT-JUNK? in Kelowna, part of world's largest junk removal company. Years of operating this great business gave him wealth of knowledge and experience in recycling.

While other companies think of recycling as "nice thing to do", Yoree Grozenok built his business with recycling in mind from the very beginning. Not only every effort is made to recycle obvious items like scrap metal or cardboard, but the goal is set to recycle up to 80% of items that they pick up. They also recycle through donating items to charities or Kelowna Food Bank. All recycling efforts are tracked and publicly available for greater accountability.

Yoree Grozenok also started an annual eWaste recycling event that takes place in April in effort to divert electronic waste going to the landfill and give residents a chance to recycle their TV's, computers, and other electronic junk the right way.

1-800-GOT-JUNK? was nominated for Green Business award through SIFE Okanagan for their recycling efforts.

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