Lost without your mobile

It’s no surprise that so many people now use mobile phone recycling services. Consumers tend to go through a lot of these devices and they can be worth a tidy sum, even second-hand. Meanwhile, if you feel lost without your mobile, you’re not alone. Research carried out by security app provider Lookout found that 58 per cent of Americans don’t go for more than an…

The Economic Value of Mobile Phone Recycling

There are several reasons why the recycling of mobile phones has become increasingly popular over the last few years. The first is that people are far more environmentally aware these days and therefore know that keeping mobile phones out of landfill sites can help to reduce the amount of harmful substances leaking into the soil. The second reason is that more people now know that…

Recycling your Mobile Phone Why and How to Do It

Getting rid of your old mobile phone isn’t just about decluttering. Cell phones have potentially noxious substances. Cadmium batteries can infect the water system and lead, brominated flame retardants and beryllium can also harm the environment if they are not disposed of properly. So having your old handset end up in landfill is simply not an option. Even if it’s not working any more, the…

What Happens When You Recycle and Sell Mobile Phone Sets

What Happens When You Recycle and Sell Mobile Phone Sets? If you need to sell mobile phone handsets, either because they have stopped working, or because you are due for an upgrade, you may be wondering what exactly happens to your devices once they reach a recycling centre. Once you decide to recycle Blackberry phones or other types of mobile, and the recycling centre has…

Pitfalls to Watch for when you Recycle Mobile Phones

If you decide to recycle mobile phones, watch out for a few potential pitfalls from some unscrupulous recycling companies. All too often, recyclers lure you with attractive prices, only to find excuses to pay less once you have sent them your phone. Things to watch out for include companies who tell you they need to pay you less because of cosmetic wear and tear, because…

Recycling Mobile Phones How it Works

Your old mobile is not rubbish – it could be hidden treasure! Each year, networks commonly agree to upgrade people’s phones, meaning some 80 million old ones are gathering dust when they could be making their owners hard cash. If you decide “I want to sell my mobile”, it could earn you potentially up to £150 per handset. Ideally, your phone should be in good…

Mobile Phone Recycling Myths Uncovered

If you’ve recently bought a new mobile, it can be tempting to look on recycling your old handset as a waste of time. After all, you may think you need your old mobile in case the new one gets damaged or stolen. You may also think that it’s not possible to say, recycle Nokia phone sets, because they have no value. In fact, there’s high…

Upfront and Honest Pricing for Your Phone

If you’ve decided to sell your Blackberry phone, you want to get the most money possible. This is why you should choose Mazuma, the UK’s leading mobile phone recycling site. Unlike some of our competitors, when we offer you a price on screen, that’s the price we pay you (provided you’ve given us the correct details about your phone, that is!). Some retailers will deduct…