Recycle and protect your data

An understandable concern amongst those wishing to sell old mobile phones is the security of their data. Mobile phones hold a great deal of private and personal information, personal messages, contacts and, increasingly, even your internet surfing behaviour and passwords. Removing or reformatting the SIM is unlikely to be sufficient reassurance to consumers that the phone no longer holds any information connected to them. Mobile…

Contract cashback

How much is my old mobile worth? You may well ask yourself this question as you upgrade to the latest model as part of your new contract deal. Whatever you think of your old handset, its value is only what others will pay for it. You could try your luck with an E-bay auction, for example, or come to us at Mazuma Mobile and sell…

Money, money, money

Love it or hate it, we all need money. In this belt-tightening age it's time to find imaginative ways to supplement your income. Why not start with what you already have? Here are five attractive ways make some money from your existing resources: Sell your phone. We at Mazuma Mobile have made mobile phone recycling easy and fast. It's free to do and you'll get…

Be eco-responsible and recycle your phone

Pressure from local and national authorities is always rising to encourage the average citizen to take an active part in recycling in general. There is almost no neighborhood now that does not have access to the standard recycling bins in the hope that the population will use them effectively. Whilst these projects have been carried out successfully and citizens seem to be more aware of…

Uses for an old mobile phone

Nowadays, a great deal of people will have one or more mobiles in their homes that are no longer in use. Mobile phone recycling services are an option, but the more creative among you may wish to put your old handsets to use around the home. Try some of the following: Prop up the short leg of a wobbly table or chair Use your mobile…

Nasties in the cupboard

Mobile phones - love them or hate them, in this day and age there's no getting away from them. These miracles of modern technology are here to stay. And stay. Handsets reside in our cupboards and gather dust on our shelves long after we have lost interest them and moved on to newer, smaller, more fancy models. Eventually, though, we may notice those we have…

How many phones do you need?

In 2008, Ofcom observed that the total number of mobile phone connections in the UK actually totalled more than the country's population of 6.14 million. This means more phones being used than there are people possibly able to use them, even counting every babe-in-arms. This suggests a great many people must have more than one mobile: for business and home maybe, or for secret liaisons?…

Clear out your clutter and save the environment

If you have ever been down to the local tip and observed what people actually throw away, you will find it is astounding to observe the amount of quality, serviceable goods that end up on burgeoning landfill sites because people just don't think about passing them on. Many people are surprised to find how much they own that other people will value. Many charities out…