Dispose of USBs and memory cards

It’s easy to just throw these in landfill but that can cause problems if they are burnt. There are better alternatives.

This symbol means that the item is covered by the WEEE directive and will be recycled:

WEEE symbol

If the devices still work, then make sure you securely wipe them with a tool like Disk Wipe – there are others. Then you can sell them or give them away.

If they are dead in the water then they can be taken to somewhere that recycles electronics (find them at recycle your electricals), and it’s not just council places.

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