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Apple launches paid recycling scheme in the UK

Apple recycling

Apple has partnered with Dataserv to offer its own UK paid recycling service which lets you trade in any leftover iDevices and other gadgets (including laptops and desktops), for a bit of cash.

Our sister site Stuff.tv has had a play around on Apple's Recycling site to see what it could get for a 16GB black iPhone 4, and the answer is a reasonably generous £177.

But Stuff.tv says the same test on Mazuma Mobile revealed a much better reward of £205 (or a £225 Argos voucher), so it still pays to shop around to get the best deal.

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Andy Clough

Andy is Global Brand Director of What Hi-Fi? and has been a technology journalist for 30 years. During that time he has covered everything from VHS and Betamax, MiniDisc and DCC to CDi, Laserdisc and 3D TV, and any number of other formats that have come and gone. He loves nothing better than a good old format war. Andy edited several hi-fi and home cinema magazines before relaunching whathifi.com in 2008 and helping turn it into the global success it is today. When not listening to music or watching TV, he spends far too much of his time reading about cars he can't afford to buy.