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When choosing an electronics recycler, it is important to find out more information about how they process and recycle the materials they collect. Be sure to contact the facility for details about their process and about their end markets.

Online Exchanges and Trade-Ins for Cell Phones

E-Cycle leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certifiede-stewards certified
Sell old smart phones and tablets.

ExchangeMyPhone leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certifiede-stewards certified
Sell, donate or recycle old phones to this New York City-based company.

Verizon leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certified
The Verizon Wireless Trade-In Program allows you to trade in your used handset or tablet in a convenient and responsible way. They accept devices from all carriers. leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certified
Sell your used gadgets for reuse or recycling, including cell phones, MP3 players, digital cameras, calculators, laptops, gaming devices, external drives, and tablet e-readers.

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Recycle for Charity

There are hundreds of companies that will help your organization raise funds by collecting cell phones and printer cartridges for recycling. Search the internet for "cell phone + recycling + fundraising".

911 Cell Phone Bank leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certified
4551 NW 44th Ave
Ocala, FL 34491
(866) 290-7864

Works with law enforcement to provide 911 emergency cell phones and urgent care funds from cell phone recycling. Check their website for drop-off locations leaving NYCWasteLess.

Cell Phones for Soldiers leaving NYCWasteLess
Mail your cell phones, battery chargers, and accessories by printing a pre-paid shipping label, or drop off your items at an AT&T Wireless store or other dropoff location.

Proceeds from recycled items are used to distribute prepaid phone cards to American troops overseas.

Eco-Cell leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certified
Eco-Cell partners with organizations to set up recycling collections. Proceeds are donated to the participating organization. See their webiste for a list of participating organizations and drop-off locations.

The Funding Factory leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certified
2101 West 12 Street
Erie, PA 16505
(888) 883-8237

Provides a recycling outlet and fundraising opportunity for schools and nonprofit organizations that collect unwanted cell phones and toner cartridges.

Hope Phones leaving NYCWasteLess
Profits from recycled phones go toward purchasing new cell phones for medical clinics worldwide.

HopeLine from Verizon leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certified
HopeLine Program
c/o Verizon Wireless
1776 East Ellsworth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(800) 426-2790

Donations accepted by mail or at your local Verizon Wireless Communications Stores; they purchase wireless phones and donate airtime for victims of domestic violence.

Sprint Project Connect leaving NYCWasteLess R2 Certifiede-stewards certified
Cell phone donations are accepted at Sprint Stores and participating Easter Seals locations. Donations are either resold or recycled, with a portion of proceeds going to Easter Seals and the National Organization on Disability.

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Wireless Recycling Directories

Cell Phone Recycling leaving NYCWasteLess
Cell phone recycling database.

Recycle for Charity leaving NYCWasteLess
Donate your old cell phone, PDA, digital camera or iPod to be recycled and benefit the charity of your choice.

Recycle Wireless Phones leaving NYCWasteLess
Locate a local donation center, find a charity you want to support, direct you to a mail-back program or direct you to an on-line auction where you can sell your old mobile phone.

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