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Use carrots, or sticks, to flush out old electronics

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It was two years ago — in early 2011 — that the number of cellphones in the United States outstripped the number of people. Some of us have more than one phone, which means there’s still a small segment of the population that doesn’t have any. Among it are victims of domestic violence, who live under constant fear of a beating, or worse, from a spouse, former lover, etc. For those people, a cellphone can ...

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October 26, 2013
8:16 a.m.

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Too many consumers put their electronics in the trash. There needs to be a $incentive to return the item when you buy a new one.