Remember to Delete Personal Data from Your Phone!

Mobile phone recycling is great for both your pocket AND the environment. But before handing in your old mobiles for cash, it’s important to make sure your data doesn’t get passed on with your old phone. Photos, phone numbers, text messages and even settings should be removed before you sell your mobile phone.

Most folks buy online these days, but if you bought your new phone in a store, the odds are good that they’ll be happy to oblige you on your requests to wipe information from your old phone. Most stores provide data transfer services for network customers to make it easier for you to transfer settings etc and then clear information on one fell swoop.

Not everybody has the time to nip to the shops, so feel free to use our Mobile Data Delete Tool. The service is free and can be tailored to your phone by choosing make and model from the drop down menu. Pop in your name and email address and we’ll be sure to email you the relevant free instructions for your phone. Removing personal information using our free Mobile Delete Data Tool is the best way to be sure your information is safely in your hands only.

Tip: Remember to remove the micro SD memory cards from your old phones before sending them to us. Also remove SIM cards or call your operator to have the phone removed from your account (e.g.  in the case of iPhones)

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Recycled, Refurbished, REVIVED!

If course it’s what our phone recycling website is all about, but we thought we use today’s blog entry to recap some of the brilliant reasons you should sell your old mobile phones to us!

•    The environment loves you! It can take anywhere from 500-1000 years for plastics to degrade in a landfill site. In all honesty, no plastic has been around long enough for us to observe the natural degradation process. We can refurbish and reuse around 95% of the phones we buy. That’s A LOT of saved landfill space! Mazuma are a Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) sanctioned treatment facility, meaning we’re officially recognised as adhering to strict environmental disposal standards.
•    If you’re not happy with our service then we’ll send your phone back. Although we quote prices based on model, sometimes phones arrive in a state where it isn’t possible to refurbish (we try to use these ones for spares) If we email you a revised offer that you’re not happy with, you’re free to decline it and ask us to send your phone back to you free of charge.
•    We’re here for business and private customers. Phone banks are becoming incredibly popular in the UK. We offer a free courier service to businesses or charities recycling ten phones or more.

Remember to delete personal information from your phone before you send it to us. Of course we can clear everything when we refurbish your phone, but you never know what brilliant photos and hilarious texts you might miss out on rediscovering!

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Mazuma Loves Nokia!

Of course we don’t like to play favourites, but Nokia phones are amongst the most sought-after in burgeoning mobile phone industries such as those in China, India, Pakistan and Africa. Our phone recycling scheme aims to bring efficient, reliable old mobile phones (fully refurbished of course!) to those who need them most, at a price they can afford.

So, why does everybody love Nokia?

•    Arguably the original user-friendly template, Nokia still prides itself on simple continuation of design. Take the menu for example, the typical Nokia menu is perhaps one of the easiest to use on the market (and has been for years!) and similarities span across models, making it easier to use other’s phones or adapt to upgrades.
•    The overall user-friendly interface of Nokia mobile phones (e.g. easily identified icons, network bars etc) makes them ideal “first” options. In simple terms, almost everybody can navigate an unfamiliar Nokia phone with relative ease.
•    Easy personalisation (e.g. operator logo, welcome message, ringtones etc) might be something we’ve come to expect from the likes of iPhone and Android models, however it was Nokia who arguably pioneered the most practical personalisation tools.
•    Compatibility of components plays a huge role in the ever-growing popularity of Nokia. Everybody has an old Nokia charger knocking around somewhere!

Are you one of those folks with an old Nokia lurking in the shadows? Your faithful old Nokia could make you some lovely cash! Sell your phone to us and we promise to take good care of it on its journey from trash to treasure!

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We recycle phones and will pay you cash for yours

Mazuma Mobile recycles phones. We will buy your old mobile phones from you and then recycle them. So if you have any old mobile phones you might be able to make some cash out of it.

By registering on your website you will qualify for our recycle phones for cash system. When you get onto our website you can enter the brand name and model mobile phone that you want to sell and we will then display the price that we are willing to pay for it. If you are happy with the amount of money that we are offering then we will send you a free mail envelop which you then use to send the mobile phone to us.  Once we receive it we have to check the condition and if we are happy we will send you a cheque for the agreed amount.

The mobile phones have to be in a decent condition for us to be able to recycle phones.  If the phone is damaged and not working properly we can also buy it from you. There are certain conditions for this. If the screen is for example not working then we will not buy it from you. If the display screen is bleeding, we will also not buy it. It also has to be in one piece as we will not buy any mobile phones that are broken to pieces.

A working mobile phone should be able to switch on and off, the display screen must be working and it must be able to make calls and receive text messages.

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Phone recycling for cash – getting something back

The world is a changed place and long gone are the days where people just did something good for the environment without getting anything in return. Not that we are saying that people should get something physically back for doing their bit to help the environment, but there is nothing like a reward to motivate people.

Mazuma Mobile has a great system where we do phone recycling for cash. If you have and old mobile phone or more than one laying around at home that you are not using then we will buy it from you. This phone recycling for cash systems will allow you to get rid of unwanted clutter and also to get some cash in hand for doing it. At the same time you will know that you are doing something positive for the environment.

And that is what we meant when we said that it is sometimes a good motivator to get something in return when you do a good deed for the environment. This phone recycling for cash system means that your old mobile phones will be discarded in the correct manner and if they are still fit for use we will sell them in places where less privileged people can not afford to buy new mobile phones.

To be able to help us to help the environment all you need to do is go to our website, register and take part in our phone recycling for cash program. You register, we offer you a price, you send your phone to us and we send the money to you. It really is as simple as that.

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Are your old mobile phones causing clutter?

If you are a British citizen and you have some old mobile phones in your possession then you can make some easy money. We have a mobile phones for cash service where we buy your old mobile phones for cash and the recycle them. We know that when most people get a new mobile phone or renew their mobile phone contracts they get a new mobile phone and the old one ends up taking space in a cupboard or at the back of a drawer.

This causes unnecessary clutter and if they are still around after some time they might end up being thrown out with the regular trash. This is bad because of two reasons. The first being that you are actually throwing cash into the bin, yes, throwing away your old mobile phones is like washing money down the drain. If you allow us to buy your old mobile phones for cash we will not only pay you but also make sure that they get either re used or disposed of in the correct manner which is not harmful to the environment.

It is a little known fact that certain electrical components which are used in the manufacturing and assembly of mobile phones are very harmful to the environment if they are not disposed of in the correct manner. There are various places where you can hand in your old phones for proper disposal but you will not really get anything out of it apart from doing your bit for the environment.

If you allow us to buy your old mobiles for cash we will make sure that those components can not harm the environment and also help you walk away with some cash that did not have to do anything for.

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Sell your mobile phone to us and we will recycle it

If you sell your mobile to us we will recycle it for you. Mazuma Mobile provide a unique service whereby we buy old mobile phones from people and then we recycle them.

Global warming and environmental issues have grabbed headlines in newspapers all over the world and it is with due reason. A lot of electronic components are just being thrown away with the regular trash and cause a lot of damage to the environment. If you sell your mobile to us will recycle it for you and thereby you are doing your bit to help the environment as well as us.

To sell your mobile to us is really easy. When you go to our website enter the make and model of your mobile phone and we will tell you how much we are willing to pay for it. We have prices for both working and non working mobile phones and it is easy as typing in the details of your mobile phone to find out what we will offer you.

We do not necessarily recycle the phones in the traditional sense of the word. Traditional recycling means to completely break down an old product and then using it in the manufacturing of something new.  What we do when you sell your mobile to us is to fix it up and then we sell it in markets where people do not have the means to buy brand new mobile phones or to take out a mobile phone contract.

So all you need to do is to register and we will buy your phone from you. It is as easy as that.

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Old phone + mobile recycling = environmental consciousness

With the current world wide drive to do everything we can to try and slow down global warming, it has become increasingly important for each one of us to try and do what we can to do our bit. Recycling is just one of many steps that we can take and should not be shrugged off as a hassle.

At Mazuma Mobile we understand this very well. We know what harm the incorrect disposal of certain electronic devices can cause to the environment and have found a way to try and help this. We focus specific on mobile recycling. We are a Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Authorised Treatment Facility and are ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Accredited.

We do not necessarily do the traditional kind of mobile recycling with al the phones that we receive. Most of them are cleaned up and we then sell them in markets where the average income is not high enough for the residents to be able to afford new phones. In modern terms the phrase ‘re-use’ have become another way to say recycling. This is because the equipment are used again, and not actually disposed of.

At Mazuma we do make use of traditional recycling with some of the phones, but only if they are not fit for re use. So by creating the space for mobile recycling we are not only making sure that these electrical devices that can be bad for the environment are not being disposed of in a bad way, but we are also providing mobile users in less fortunate places access to phones that they might not have been able to afford before.

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