If you've ever bought bling, then you know that karats cost! Furthermore, buying jewelry goes beyond impacting your wallet. The gold industry extracts 25,000 tons of gold per year from the earth, using a gnarly process that is harmful to the environment Fortunately, there is enough old and unused jewelry right here above ground stored in vaults and home safety boxes to satisfy gold demand for 50 years. A company named GreenKarat uses recycled precious metals to make beautiful rings, necklaces, earrings, etc. And now they have taken their A-game to another level with an easy, consumer driven jewelry recycling program called myKarat. Just look around your house and find old gold jewelry (white, rose, or yellow) that you don't wear anymore - you know, like the necklace from the guy who used to make your heart pound but now makes your skin crawl. Send it into MyKarat and you'll get store credit, which you can use to buy new jewelry. Yes, it's just that easy! My Karat actually pays you off in jewelry, in exchange for recycling. Hey - now you know where to send your gold grillz when you get tired of jewelry on your teeth!
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