Deer Park, N.Y. - Guzu, Inc. has launched
, the online headquarters of the company's new national electronics recycling program inviting consumers to resell their old working and nonworking electronics for cash.
The program, created by former online gaming entrepreneur Hesam Meshkat and Guzu's founder/CEO, offers top dollar for valuable gadgets - including iPods, iPads and video gaming consoles which consumers have abandoned after upgrading to newer versions.
For every transaction completed, Guzu will plant a tree through American Forests, a nonprofit organization that seeks to protect the natural capital of trees and forests.
"The consumer electronics industry is one of the fastest growing in the U.S., offering an endless parade of new gadgets at the expense of older ones," said Meshkat. "What consumers consider trash, the industry considers treasure -old electronics can be recycled for parts and materials used to feed the production process and secondhand market."
The website is not the only way to go green. Guzu hosts electronics recycling drives in cities across the country where residents are encouraged to donate their out-dated electronics at participating locations. In addition, Guzu's
Business & Volume Recycling
division offers a turnkey, free recycling solution for small-to-medium-sized companies looking to recycle their old IT equipment and reduce their e-waste.
Meshkat recognized the need for an incentive-driven electronics recycling program that requires little work on the part of the consumer and has the capacity to handle shipments from all 50 states.
Unlike resale websites, Guzu guarantees that every electronic unit obtained is recycled to the highest extent; the silicon on the boards, LCD's, plastics, metals, and even the cardboard boxes customers use to mail their electronics to the company, are properly recycled or sold for parts used to revive secondhand products for further use.
Consumers can recycle their gadgets on
in three simple steps. First, users can search for their product and, once identified, will receive an immediate quote from the company. Second, users complete their transaction on the site and are emailed a FREE shipping label to use in mailing their electronics to Guzu. Third, once the order is received and processed, payment is sent via PayPal or business check, and a tree is planted on behalf of their order. For complete instructions and a list of accepted electronics, please visit