Keys to Touchscreen – Are You Ready?

Getting used to the latest mobile phones and tablets might not be high on your list of things to do, particularly if you’re of the I’m-used-to-this-one school of thought. According to Apple, touchscreens are the present and future. According to Blackberry, it’s not quite time to count out keypads. Here are a few pros and cons for the touchscreen virgin thinking of an upgrade (and…

Make Your Green Choices Count

Going Green is about more than just occasionally flinging a magazine into the recycling bin at work. It’s about making real life changes that are conscious of things like global production processes, waste management, e-waste in the modern world etc. Sound a bit overwhelming? Don’t worry! All the best green things you can do tend to be about simple, regular changes and habits in your…

My First Mobile

It’s not really an age-old debate, but it’s certainly one parents around the world have endured over the past decade or so – when are kids old enough to have their own mobile phones? As parents of the mobile phone recycling industry we spend a lot of time answering client queries and researching all and sundry to do with new mobile phones, used mobile phones…

The Ethics of Your Home Electronics

We all want to live ethically and with pertinent environmental concern, but it can be tough to spot the perpetrators when it comes to choosing ethically produced electrical devices for your lifestyle. As mobile phone recycling experts with global reach, we’re pretty in tune with world issues of ethical production and waste disposal. So while you mull over sending us your old mobiles for cash,…

Ditch the Surplus Mobiles in Favour of Extra SIM Cards

We deal with all sorts of lovely folks in the phone recycling business. Such little chats have led us to estimate you guys hoard millions of handsets rather than getting cash for mobiles through our great trade in service. But it’s not only through lack of use we think you’re building up a collection of handsets. Loads of our private and business clients are frequent…

Don’t Trash, Get Cash!

There are heaps of disposable things in our lives. We choose to be proactive. Modern life can be tough to keep tabs on – does your laptop brand use minerals from unregulated mines? Is that packaging just shiny cardboard or cardboard with a layer of plastic? But that’s no excuse to put your blinkers on and ignore the whole roundabout of recycling! We’re all guilty…

Don’t Panic About Data

We recently read an article that claimed Aussie’s are putting off phone recycling because of a deep concern about personal data being inexpertly removed. Figures suggested around 65% of Aussies felt unsafe leaving their data removal needs in the hands of cash for mobiles companies due to a fear that their personal data could be accessed by a third party or even sold on. Here…

Don’t Contribute to e-Waste

We’re mobile phone recycling experts etc, etc, but that’s not just something we shout about to drum up business for the Mazuma phone recycling scheme. Our ethics are a HUGE part of what we do, both in the U.K market and in the economies we export used mobile phones and salvaged materials to. e-waste is a very, VERY modern concern. But e-waste isn’t just about…