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Mobile phone recycling
Recycle your mobile!
Got an old mobile phone? Rather than let it gather dust, or add to the waste in landfill, recycle it - you can use it to earn money for yourself or for charity!
Your unwanted mobile phone handset could have a second chance at life in a developing country. At the very least, its components will be recycled and toxic chemicals will be kept out of the environment.
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Get up to Â£150 for your phone with Envirophone
Sell your old phone!
Envirophone will exchange your old mobile phone for cash - up to Â£150, depending on the make and model of your phone. They've got a handy online system for working out how much your phone is worth, too.
A recycling app (Android) for kids - an adventure game that teaches kids about recycling and taking care of the environment in a fun way
A stylish case for your iPhone that shows your love of recycling
Recycle more with Computer Aid
Supplying computer equipment to developing countries
Computer Aid works with one of the country's leading recycling companies to recycle empty printer cartridges and unwanted mobile phones.
By recycling used printer cartridges and mobile phones, you can protect the environment at the same time as raising funds for Computer Aid - which provides professionally refurbished IT equipment to schools, universities, hospitals and not-for-profit organisations in developing countries.
Businesses can also recycle computer equipment with Computer Aid.
Wanted: mobile phones - Donate your old phone to Christian Aid
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! - An Easy Household Guide
Do you know what to do with your old cell phone? Where you can responsibly dispose of old medicines? What happens to the stuff you recycle? This easy-to-use guide has answers to all your recycling questions. Its A-Z listing of everyday household items shows you how to recycle most of your unwanted things, do your bit for the planet, and maybe make a little money at the same time.
With a comprehensive resources section and information on how to get more involved, this is an invaluable guide for anyone who wants to stop the Earth from going to waste.
Recycle for Pudsey
Donate your old phone to the BBC Children in Need Appeal
Donate your mobile phone, MP3 player or PDA and Regenersis will donate up to Â£80 to BBC Children in Need depending on its condition and how flashy it is.
Over the past three years, Regenersis have raised almost Â£1 million for BBC Children in Need through a nationwide mobile phone recycling campaign. Donating is simple:
1. Find your old phone
2. Make sure you've removed the SIM card and all the data (pictures, videos, messages, contacts, etc)
3. Put it in an envelope
4. Write FREEPOST BBC CHILDREN IN NEED on the envelope and pop it in the post. It's that easy!
Mobiles for Mud
Plant your phone at Eden
The Eden Project are collecting unwanted mobile phones to raise money for their new education programme - they call it their "Mobiles for Mud" programme. You can send your mobiles directly to Eden, of if you're visiting then you can trade it in for a discount on your tickets.
Bring Bring your phone to Oxfam
Drop your phone off for charity recycling
Oxfam make it very easy to recycle your phones. You can simply drop them off at your local Oxfam shop, order recycling bags or simply post your phone off to a Freepost address. If you're a company or organization donating more than 20 phones (or 30 printer cartridges) then you can arrange a free courier collection.
Exchange your mobile for Tesco Green Clubcard points
Good for non-working phones
Tesco exchange empty ink cartridges and mobile phones for green Clubcard points. There should be a collection point in store, or you can check the website for where to send your phone. Working phones get you 300 Clubcard points; broken ones are worth 50 points. Empty ink cartridges are worth 100 points, and if you don't want the points you can donate them to Marie Curie Cancer Care.
Turn phones into trees!
The Woodland Trust are raising money for a new forest
The Woodland Trust are turning old mobile phones into trees! If you donate your unused handsets to The Woodland Trust, they get Â£2.25 - regardless of its age or condition. And they need all the money they can get, because they're busy planting a new native forest in England.
Charge up your Charity with Recycling Appeal
Set up your own recycling campaign
If you want to donate your phone to charity then Recycling Appeal have got plenty for you to choose from. Recycling Appeal will accept old PDAs and print cartridges.
But that's not all - you can set up your own campaign with Recycling Appeal and start collecting other people's unwanted handsets for your cause too!
Recycle phones for schools
Fones4Schools is the leading UK recycling campaign for schools and groups of any kind. Established in 2004, Fones4Schools has now worked with thousands of schools across the UK and helped to raise over Â£2 million for participants.
More phone recycling sites
- Sell Your Mobile - Sell and Recycle Your Mobile Phone for Cash!
Always use our Mobile Phone Recycling Price Comparison. It's the best way to get the most money for your mobile!
- Foneclub provides everything schools need to recycle mobile phones and raise money
Foneclub provides everything schools need to recycle mobile phones and raise money for their PTA or chosen good cause. On average each mobile recycling scheme raises Â£250 for each participating school or organization. Recycling in schools has become
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Welcome to ShP for Charity – the complete online mobile phone recycling service for hospices and charities. To date, ShP for Charity raised over Â£2 million pounds for charities of all sizes through mobile phone recycling programmes.
Mobile recycling – sell old phones for cash with best phone recycle company. All you need to know about mobile phone recycling and cash for mobiles. Great fundraising idea for non profit organizations and charities.
- Recycling Appeal: Recycle mobile phones, PDAs and printer cartridges
The Recycling Appeal collects mobile phones, PDAs and printer cartridges for reuse and recycling, raising funds and helping the environment. The Recycling Appeal has generated over Â£3.2 million for partner organisations since 1999.
- Sell your old mobile phone for cash - mopay.co.uk - mobile phone recycling
Recycle your old mobile phone for cash with mopay.co.uk the original mobile phone recycling website
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- Old Mobile Phones - Compare Mobile Phone Recycling Prices at Ktrol.com
Recycle your old mobile phone for cash, but first find out where you can sell your phone for the most money.