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Engadget reports that “Amazon has launched a new portal called ‘Second Chance,’ which compiles information on how to recycle, repair and return devices. The e-commerce giant calls it a ‘one-stop shop’ where you can learn how to responsibly get rid of old gadgets lying around and taking up space … In case your old gadgets are broken, the website can also help you find repair options. Broken beyond repair? You can still visit Second Chance for instructions on how you can get Amazon to take and recycle them for free. The website also encourages you to purchase refurbished items at a discount and includes short instructions on how to recycle Amazon packaging -- as it should, seeing as the company is notorious for using huge and excessive packaging for tiny items.”
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