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…

Mobile Phones and Safety

Keeping you and your mobile phone happy and safe is a top priority in both our books. Street safety means more than just being able to sell your mobile to us when you’re ready, it means being vigilant about body language, travel decisions and everyday living. Remember the days of calling home from street pay phones? Nostalgic as that may have been, a world with…

Recycle Your Old Phone and DeClutter

Having a good clear-out always seems to present a confusing dichotomy between a) all the effort with be worth it, and b) it's a lot of effort though! Here’s a little advice from the organisational fanatics on our team (you just KNOW they have tidy lofts!) Start small There’s little sense in wading into the garage/loft/spare room and wantonly flinging stuff about. Get the little…