While the purchasing power of the French seems to be decreasing more and more due to the lack of inflation, there is something that can help you. In fact, it turns out that some of your old devices can salvage your bank accounts. We will explain everything here.
Gold in your bottom drawer
Whether on purpose or not, not getting rid of some of your old hardware may only help you financially. This will only improve your purchasing power. In fact, your old devices can be compared to treasures that have increased in value over time. According to a study presented on ecoATM. This company specializes in Restore old phonesAs long as they are smartphones.
According to her, more than 11.4 billion euros of old electronic devices are still dormant across France. This amount means thatrate Each family has the equivalent of €392.50 in drawers or cupboards. Sure, this is average, but nevertheless, it will be good for everyone’s finances.
The study also sought to determine why and at what height these devices were maintained. In fact, the results prove that on average every household will have between two and three old phones. “And so the French On average 2.3 unused cell phones for more than a yearMoreover, according to the study, still more thanA quarter of the French will keep more than three phones in the house.
Usually the main reason to keep this one is just in case. And yes, that’s also the reason to keep all kinds of things. Well electronic devices are also part of it. In fact, nearly half of people with unused phones justify this choice caution. If they ever need it, there is a backup solution.
Another worrying reason for this conservation is Recycling. In fact, one in five people still, even if they want to get rid of old devices Don’t know where and how to do it.
Recycle old appliances
There is, of course, an ecological way to dispose of your old hardware. Much more than the solution we see often throw in nature. In fact, you can bring your old appliances to a recycling center. There are many collection points that allow your old comrades to find a second life.
It is at more than 12,000 points still scattered almost everywhere in France. Also you can choose to do good job By disconnecting from the old hardware. In fact, there are many associations that will remain Happy to pick up some old hardware Such as washing machines, dishes and many more. The most famous of them, of course, is Emmaus.
On the other hand, if you like this difficult period Make some money, you It can through your devices. In fact, for all unused devices, it is possible that it is Retrieved from some stores. For example, file Fnak Offers to collect antiques in exchange for gift certificates. There are also stores other than Fnac, which is worth looking into. Thus you can do this on the store websites to find all the terms of the refund and what Boost your purchasing power.