What happens when you recycle your phone?

Many of us want to make a difference, but we don’t know quite how. Mobile phone recycling can help.

At Mazuma Mobile, users of our service are on the increase. People are starting to realise the importance of mobile phone recycling and taking advantage of the fact you can receive cash for your phones in doing so. However, many people often ask us what we actually do with the phones that you so brilliantly provide us.

One of our simple policies, is that re-use is one of the most important aspects in any recycling scheme. A product that may be junk to you could indeed be treasure to someone elsewhere. That’s why many of your old phones will end up in places such as China, Africa, Pakistan and India. In such developing markets, this is a highly beneficial practice as it helps to expand technology and economy in areas that are not perhaps as financially thriving as the UK. Often these economies do not have access to landline telephones or such systems, so a simple process of mobile phone recycling can help to heavily enhance communication systems across the planet.

If the phone cannot be re-used directly, we may take parts from it to help build a snazzy new product that may find itself in a shop near you. At Mazuma Mobile, we ensure that no recycled mobiles go to waste and certainly that they do not end up on landfill sites where harmful toxins within phone batteries could pollute the environment, making its way into our soil and water systems.

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How to help the environment

The current environmental situation is a problem making headlines all over the world. With global warming worries and pressure on from the government it is a stressful time for people who are not natural eco warriors. You may not realise how important it is to do your part, but there are many tiny things that you can do personally to help the planet:

  • Change your light bulbs to energy saving
  • Turn off electrical products at night and save up to 40 watt-hours a day
  • Use both sides of the paper, why let a clean sheet go to waste?
  • Every two minutes you save on your shower can conserve more than ten gallons of water
  • Maintain your car – this will help to decrease the carbon pollution it emits
  • Act keen with your council’s local recycling scheme – it makes a world of difference
  • Use bio-degradable bags
  • Pay bills online
  • Use rechargeable batteries
  • Go to a car wash – they are often more effective with water consumption
  • Turn off lights when they are on unnecessarily
  • Plant a tree!  A fun task that’s good for the air and land and your property value
  • Sell old mobile phones for cash. Take advantage of online recycling schemes such as Mazuma Mobile that will both earn you money and stop the improper disposal of such products, which can release harmful toxins to the environment
  • Think global, act local and also campaign for change

These eco tips are simple steps that you can take to make a little bit of different to the current environmental worries.

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Raising cash when you are broke

The global economic uncertainty has made headlines all over the world. With the possibility of an age of austerity, it is for many individuals a financially stressful time. It doesn’t necessarily have to be bad for you personally. There are still ways to make money in the recession to keep you out of financial trouble.

  • Have a hunt through your attic – you never know what you may find. One man’s junk can be another’s treasure. Getting down to your local auction house can be a real recession buster
  • Take advantage of any vouchers or token collecting schemes run by magazines and newspapers. Getting a free 50% off of your favourite high street store is effectively freeing you up some money
  • Have a boot sale! Not only are they good fun with the opportunity to meet lots of new people, they often rake in the cash within minutes of you setting up your stall
  • Use EBay. EBay is fantastic for earning good fast cash. Listing old clothes or anything you fancy will always attract bidders. Not to mention you get the thrill of watching your own auction
  • Sell old mobile phones for cash. Take advantage of online recycling schemes such as Mazuma Mobile. Recycling mobile phones for cash couldn’t be a simpler process in earning you some extra pennies

The possible age of austerity doesn’t necessarily have to affect everyone. Consider the five simple tips above and your bank balance will be increasing in no time.

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What to do with an old mobile that doesn’t work

With the mobile phone industry being one that thrives on technology, we are all too aware that it can sometimes let us down. Such products aren’t as invincible as we often think, and sometimes over time, our products can turn faulty. Not only this, at Mazuma Mobile we understand that humans can be clumsy, with mobile phones often being dropped and damaged!

A mobile phone that doesn’t work properly or has a visible physical fault can be a real pain during the current economic recession. You may replace your faulty phone, but still feel annoyed that there is nothing else you can do. However, you can still get cash for your mobile, yes, even if it doesn’t work!

At Mazuma Mobile, as long as your phone switches on and off, we don’t particularly care what condition the phone is in. With some clever tweaks from our specialists, we can often find a new use for the phone.

The most important thing to us is ensuring that old mobile phones are disposed of properly. Particularly with a phone that doesn’t work, it can be tempting to just throw it away. After all, what other use does it have? But if you wish to get rid of your unreliable product, you can still be a part of phone recycling for cash, just by popping it in a bag and sending it in.

So even if your old mobile is unreliable and not working correctly, it can still earn you money. It will also mean that you are helping preserve the natural environment.

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Under pressure from the state

Mobile phone manufacturers are increasingly feeling the pressure from the government in regard to enhancing mobile phone recycling. As technology evolves increasingly worldwide, people are more than often replacing phone models in a bid to have access to the latest technology at their fingertips.

This has therefore left behind millions of obsolete phones that could end up being disposed of in improper and unsafe ways. So therefore the British government and the European Union are increasing the pressure for solutions to this pressing problem.

What many people don’t realise is that as mobile phone depreciates, they can release substances that are in fact harmful to the environment. Whilst people understand this well in regard to items such as cars or computers, many find it hard to believe that a tiny little handset could do similar damage, but it can.

Mobile phone batteries are home to detrimental chemicals such as lead, which can result in the contamination of landfill sites. The improper disposal of such items can lead to these chemicals finding their way into our soil and even our water supplies! If this happens, the effects won’t just reap environmental disadvantages, but could also affect our families.

This is why the government is a high-flying supporter of phone recycling for cash, as companies like us at Mazuma Mobile ensure that mobile phones are recycled properly and that they can be made into new products or used elsewhere in the world, helping to keep our Earth in good condition and paying our users for their good deed.

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Cash back on a new contract

The mobile phone recycling opportunities really are opening up in an attractive fashion these days. This is good for people and planet.

At Mazuma Mobile, we of course watch the mobile phone market expand and prosper on a daily basis. With fresh, savvy new models coming out all the time, we spend time ooing and ahhing over the latest handheld technology. Upgrading a phone contract too can be an exciting process! A free new phone and a reasonable monthly bill offering thousands of texts and hundreds of minutes can seem exceptionally tempting to us all.

However, sometimes, you may love your new contract, but not the phone that comes with it. Whilst the new contract may allow you to spend a couple more hours a week gossiping away to your best friend, or the new novelty of having unlimited messages to all your friends and family, you may not feel compatible with your new phone. Perhaps you just don’t find it as easy to use as your old reliable phone, or you don’t like its appearance. It’s a tricky situation to be in. However, there is now a simple solution.

At Mazuma Mobile, you could in fact recycle your new mobile phone for cash. Mobile phone recycling doesn’t necessarily mean selling old mobiles for cash. This would mean that you would receive a hefty amount of money for a model that has come free with your contract. With a simple swap of sim cards, you can experience all the benefits of your new contract on the old phone that you love, whilst receiving a nice bank balance increase.

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Hassle free recycling

You’ve been into town, walked into your local phone specialist outlet and fallen in love with their latest model. It’s better looking, savvier and offers much sharper technology then your old one! You purchase it and spend hours enjoying the latest technology at your fingertips! Here at Mazuma Mobile, we know that it’s a situation that is oh-so-familiar in many UK households in the 21st century, because we do it too!

The next step is finding a way of phone recycling; after all, it would seem a shame for your old phone to go to waste.

You could just put the old phone in the bin; however this isn’t a practice we would recommend. Not only does it put your money to waste, it means your phone will end up on a landfill site and pollute the environment.

You could be tempted to sell it to a mate. However, if there are any problems with it, you will be puppy-eyed into a refund and the problem will be yours once again!

There is also EBay, however once again, if there’s a problem with the phone, you could get yourself into a little bit of trouble.

That’s why recycling mobile phones for cash through a website is the best solution for you. While the phone will be made into a gleaming new product, you will receive a lovely bit of extra money, simply for putting it in a bag and sending it in, whether it’s brand new, or completely broken. A cash for phones scheme really is the greenest, greatest and most hassle free solution.

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Mobile industry booming

However the success of the mobile isn’t always good news. While the booming mobile phone market means that there are millions of phones in use across the globe, it also means that there could be equally as many out of use. The mobile surplus is huge.

At Mazuma Mobile, we know how popular the mobile phone industry really is and unfortunately the popularity of phone recycling doesn’t seem to equate. Although phone recycling is recycling for cash, which is easy money, the mobile surplus often does still go to waste.

With mobile phone network companies popping up stores all over Britain, the mobile phone industry is worth billions. Even if you just think of your local shopping complex, you will be sure to pass at least one, if not many phone specialist outlets. It is one of the most popular consumer industries of the 21st century. In fact, it is estimated that approximately 46% of the world’s population owns a mobile.

With phones to suit everyone, from the business obsessed to the text obsessed to the fashion conscious, customers are often upgrading and purchasing new phone models as they come out. After all, who wouldn’t want the latest technology at their finger tips!

However, it doesn’t have to be a surplus. Mobile phones that just don’t meet your needs anymore could still meet needs elsewhere and could be made into a product that does, with minimal effort from you. Selling your phone for cash is a fast and simple way to help decrease this surplus. As the mobile phone industry shows, if one person does it, the trend soon catches on. Phone recycling is the future.

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