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Earth Day is on April 22, and if you’re looking for ways you can help protect the planet, there are tons of small things you can do that make a big difference. Recycling your unwanted tech, CDs, DVDs, games and books with Decluttr is a great way to not only cut down on waste but also make a few bucks while you’re at it. Decluttr will pay for your unwanted items and make sure they’re refurbished or recycled responsibly, helping to reduce global e-waste production.

And now through July 31, you can get 10% extra on all tech items you trade in with code GOGREENCNN. That means more cash when you hand in your old cell phones, tablets, laptops and more. This deal can be used only once per customer and doesn’t apply to media products such as CDs, DVDs, games and books.

Decluttr is on the forefront of the recycle-reuse revolution. The company pays top dollar for old smartphones, tablets, computers, wearable tech, DVDs, CDs, game consoles, video games and books, then refurbishes and sells them at affordable prices. This saves tech and media that are still perfectly good from taking up space in landfills, and by giving gadgets a new life, the Decluttr Store — which has recycled 10 million products over the last year — is helping reduce the environmental strain put on natural resources that are needed to manufacture modern-day technology. Even when Decluttr buys something but can’t make it good as new, it responsibly uses the parts to refurbish other items instead of encouraging the mining of even more resources, like rare-earth metals, to make a brand-new part.

Decluttr makes getting rid of your unwanted items about as easy as possible: If you’re selling your old tech, just look up the make, model and condition of your device to get an instant valuation online for free. And for media, use Decluttr’s app, which features a handy bar code reader, to instantly figure out how much you’ll get paid; no need to take any pictures or wait for someone to get back to you. Plus, Decluttr offers up to 33% more than other buy-back programs and has already paid out hundreds of millions to its customers.

Decluttr guarantees its offer for 28 days to give you enough time to find a replacement for whatever you’re selling. With Decluttr’s Tech Price Promise, you’re guaranteed to get the first valuation offered, or you can request your items back for free.

When you’re finally ready to part ways with your device — whether it’s a phone that’s been hiding in your desk drawer or the old iPad you just replaced — all you have to do is stick it in a box, along with its peripherals, and send it off to Decluttr at your nearest UPS or USPS drop-off point. You’ll get paid via direct deposit or PayPal the day after Decluttr gets your stuff.

So if you’re looking for a simple but effective way to do your bit for the planet this Earth Day, dig out your unwanted tech and give Decluttr a try. You’ll make some extra money and help reduce e-waste too.