E-waste is a big problem, and it is a problem that gets worse over time, and the United States now produces 21 percent more electronic waste globally than it did five years ago, and when it comes to gadgets like phones, new phones are likely to be completely replaced within General, and sometimes it is not replaced.
This is why it’s worth thinking carefully about what you’re doing with your old hardware, and you might be surprised at how many ways you can repurpose an old piece of hardware, even if it’s several years old and becomes too slow to do its original job properly.
Convert old phones or tablet into a :
1 _ security camera:It provides an always-on video feed that you can take advantage of with another phone from anywhere in the world.
2 _ Media remote control:You can use it as a remote control or a dedicated media hub. Keep an old iPad next to your (Apple TV) to stream shows and movies, or keep an Android tablet next to a (Chromecast dongle) to stream Spotify playlists or YouTube to it.
3 _ Use your old laptop as a media center: Old laptops can be reused as media centers and storage for videos and music, ready to be streamed throughout your home.
4 _ Turn old phones or tablets into scanners:If you have an old phone or tablet, you don’t have to go out and buy an e-reader – you can just use your current device instead. The Kindle and Kobo apps can be used to purchase and read e-books.