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The Green Life: Green Your Photography: What To Do With Old Cameras

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August 04, 2011

Green Your Photography: What To Do With Old Cameras

Boy with camera Whether you're a pro or just a weekend shutterbug, photography is an excellent way to get close to nature and share its beauty. This week's tips are about how to make each *click* eco-friendlier.

Tip #4: Give old cameras a second life.

When it's time to upgrade, you don't have to throw your camera out. If it still works, you can donate it to a charity or youth program. To recoup some of your investment, try Best Buy's trade-in program for “gently used” electronics, or organize a recycling fundraiser with If your camera has truly bitten the dust, look into whether your manufacturer takes back used products (Canon does) or recycle it at Staples

Tell us: What do you do with your old cameras?

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