If you have an old cell phone, recycling it is a smart idea. Many companies offer credit toward new purchases for turning in retired wireless devices, while other programs benefit a wide range of charities. Recycling and reusing old electronics keeps useful materials out of landfills, saves energy, and can benefit your local community and our planet’s environment. Learn more about how wireless can help you go green at CTIA’s website Go Wireless, Go Green.
How can I recycle my wireless phone?
There are many programs around the country that recycle wireless
devices: wireless carriers & retailers, electronics manufacturers,
charitable organizations, and state and local waste authorities all
offer ways to donate or recycle cell phones. Below is a short list of
ways to mail in and drop off your wireless devices for recycling. Don’t
forget to include your old batteries, chargers, and accessories.