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New vs. Refurbished: The Environmental Impact of the Tech Industry.

The production and end-of-life disposal of our smartphones, computers and other modern tech have a dramatic impact on the environment, which can often be overlooked when compared to other environmental issues. Half of the carbon emissions from the digital sector (making up 4% of global emissions) come from the production of devices like these, and buying them refurbished, while not a perfect solution, can help to significantly limit their environmental impact. We’d like to tell you a little more about that.

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Give ‘em an inch and they’ll take a mile. Stand your ground and fight for Fair Repair.

Unless you act fast your ownership rights over your devices may soon be limited. Big tech companies are currently lobbying to restrict your ability to repair or modify electronic equipment—including things like your tablets, smartphones, laptops and more.

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Fairphone: Bang or Bust?

Just a few things you should know before buying a Fairphone

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Is Back Market Legit?

Wondering if Back Market is legit? Check out what others are saying about Back Market. Read these real reviews and find out if Back Market is legit.

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Back Market’s Quality Assurance Fee — the price of quality

This fee is invested in Back Market's industry-leading quality assurance controls, so we can offer you the best experience possible when buying renewed.

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No independence without independent repair

Introducing the unsung heroes of the circular economy: our refurbishers.

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Gaming consoles vs. the world

A user guide to our console prices.

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