How many years will your mobile phone, notebook computer or even tablet last? The life cycle of those gadgets has become shorter and shorter. Take the Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy as examples, new generations of both smartphones are introduced every year.
That's only mobile phones. If we look through our home, I believe there must be discarded electronic devices, maybe an unused PC, notebook, printer, feature phone, scanner or game console, etc. And, of course, the number of these is likely to be increasing.
How do users deal with their old devices? Some sell them at second-hand shops or on websites, some give them to others, while many leave them in the cabinet.
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