# Take-Back Programs
Many services provide ways to trade in old cell phones and miscellaneous electronics so you can avoid contributing to e-waste. Radio Shack for instance offers a program where you can bring in used mobile phones, MP3 players, gaming systems, GPS receivers, and digital cameras and after appraisal, they'll give you a RadioShack gift card in return. I'm psyched to turn in my old cell phones for an iTunes gift card!
# Yard Sales
In urban Park Slope, Brooklyn, stoop sales are all the rage. You round up all the stuff you don't want, pick a nice, sunny weekend, and put it out on your front stoop for display. I love to make it fun by coordinating with a friend so we can swap stories about our stuff over beer, meet neighbors and people watch. Surburban-dwellers can of course do the equivalent yard/tag/garage sale.