Leave Mobile Phones Off Landfills

Each year we Brits upgrade more than 20 million old mobile phones (some as new as a few months old!). In theory, that’s 20 million handsets annually winging their way to your local landfill for a dull thousand years or so spent degrading and decaying. Well, we assume that’s what they do. We quite simply don’t know how long it takes for materials like plastic…

Recycle Old Mobile Phones Now

Saving money is never as much fun as spending it, but there is a certain rewarding spring that comes to the step of those who meet a financial goal. It doesn’t matter what the goal is – an iPhone 4, house repaint, new bed, pedigree dog, debt clearance – whatever it is you’re saving for, here are a few words of encouragement to spur you…

Eco Friendly Solutions to Electrical Waste

The toaster exploded, your old mobile phones finally gave up the ghost, the washing machine just... stopped, and the ancient electric room heater has just about packed in. We live in a fairly disposable world, but it can’t stay this way for ever. Badly disposed-of e-waste can cause such environmental damage as widespread abandonment of hazardous chemicals, the loss of valuable resources (rare, valuable metals…

Do You Really Need a New Phone

Without wanting to shoot ourselves in the foot here, the question of need versus want should generally be a consideration if you’re considering a mobile phone upgrade. Simply getting cash for old mobile phones probably isn’t strictly a decent enough reason to go for the upgrade, so here are a few questions to ask yourself before you sell your mobile via our phone recycling for…

Touch Screen Protection Advice

Screen nicks and scratches were already the bane of the computer user’s life, and then they go and introduce mobile phones into the arena! If you want to sell your mobile phones for cash at some point, the notion of keeping it safe and in top condition is likely something that weighs on your mind as you cast it into the depths of your pocket…

Thrifty Life Tips for the Avid Fashion Fan

Aside from the easy titbits of advice (sell mobile phones for cash, shop during sales etc) fashion and lifestyle experts tend to agree on these less followed tenets of the frugal, fashionable lifestyle. Re-use or Recycle? It’s not just mobile phone recycling we’re fans of; we think this is a pretty good guideline to follow throughout most areas of life. Fashion gurus tend to be…

White iPhone 4 set to appeal to sellers of mobiles

People who sell mobiles over the coming weeks and months are likely to be tempted by a white iPhone 4 as a replacement, after the device is released later today (April 28th). Apple has confirmed it is finally making the handset available in white, following a significant delay and huge consumer demand.The product is to go on sale via the manufacturer's official website and at…

Android fans trade in mobile phones for new LG Optimus 2X

A significant number of consumers could be trading in mobile phones in favour of the new LG Optimus 2X device, which is proving to be one of the most popular models on the market. The device, released recently by the technology provider, has even been the feature of an Oxford Street campaign. LG staff marked its launch by handing out 'slow fines' to shoppers in…