Don't Kill Your Television...

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...or the Environment

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Are you in the same boat as I am? I have a really old television because I just don't really watch TV, and I don't have cable, so it looks like I'll be one of those folks who will benefit from a digital converter box to keep my perfectly good television working. The other choice is to invest in a new digital-ready television. If you aren't up to speed on this whole thing, the digital switch is coming June 12th so find the details here opens in a new tab.The environmentally-friendly choice is obvious: opt for the converter box. Your television will still work! But if you DO choose to buy a new television, what are you going to do with your old one?

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Please don't throw it away! Televisions are toxic. They contain lead, mercury and other stuff that we should not be putting in the landfill. There are PLENTY of alternatives:

Then, when you go shopping for your new television:

Any other suggestions? I know you greenies have lots of ideas to share!

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