Clearing out and phone recycling solutions

The first thing many people think about when having a clear out, is what on earth to do with the clutter once they have cleared every nook and cranny of it from their home. Of course, lots of it will end up in the bin, perhaps broken or simply no good to anyone anymore. However, when it comes to phone recycling, many people are a bit lost.

However, it can be very advantageous to you to invest a little time in using an online recycling scheme, such as ours at Mazuma Mobile, and here’s why:

  • There are ways of selling phones which lose some of the value. You can incur costs as part of the selling process. This is not the case with the most innovative firms which specialise in phone recycling
  • Once your item has sold, you can be committed to a contract in which you must send the item to your buyer and pay for the privilege. This is probably unnecessary hassle from your perspective- an online recycling scheme means all you have to do is pop your phone in a pre-addressed envelope and drop it in the post box, free of charge
  • If anything goes wrong, or your phone has a fault that you do not realise, it means you may have a very angry buyer to deal with! Recycling old mobiles for cash with an online company saves you from this potential trouble. Fully working or broken, we will happily take it off your hands
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Five ways to get things sorted

With toys all over the hallway, sentimental items stashed everywhere and items we thought we oh-so-definitely needed within reach in every room of the house, family households can become hectic and a little messy.

At Mazuma Mobile, we deal with people’s ‘clutter’ on a daily basis and realise that for most families, there usually comes a point in the year where a clearout is needed to maintain normal life. The art of hoarding is something that many of us could pass a degree in. There are ways, however, to relieve the clutter of a home:

  • Have a boot sale – Everyone knows that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure. Earning a little money for items you barely knew you had is a brilliant and fulfilling way to create some space in the home
  • Go to a local auction – If you think something’s too valuable for a boot sale; take it down to your local auction house. Something you don’t like or use could be a goldmine!
  • Make use of your loft – For all those big things you can’t get rid of but can’t make space for, the loft is the ideal environment
  • Charity – Charity shops will always be highly appreciative of any donations, allowing you to tick the box of your good deed for the day
  • Recycle the little things – If there’s an old mobile phone lying desolate in a drawer, invest a little time in phone recycling. By swapping your old mobiles for cash, you’re clearing space and topping up your bank balance
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Mobile obsessed Britain

The phone industry has evolved considerably in recent years and this has definitely been the case in Britain. Many people do not realise just how vast and popular this mobile phone culture has become. Have a little think about your local shopping complex and you will soon realise that phone companies have a dominant presence on the high street. It is safe to say that the mobile phone industry has expanded hugely since its inception. Now it is one of the most successful business sectors around.

What started as an executive toy has evolved into a daily essential, for both materialistic and social purposes. It is estimated that more than 120 million people across Western Europe have access to this fingertip technology that has changed the face of communication in Britain.

With phones for the business conscious to the fashion conscious, mobile phones have become one of our most important accessories. They allow us handheld communication to anyone we desire at any time of the day, not forgetting internet access, calculators, converters, games, cameras, address books; you name it, you can have it. For many users, a mobile phone has become more than just an accessory; mobile phones are a major part of their life.

In the UK alone, it is estimated that the phone industry is worth a colossal £13 billion. However, it does also leave a huge surplus; many of the phones which have been made are not in use. This has allowed companies such as us, Mazuma Mobile, to offer 21st century phone recycling schemes to keep the environment safer. We know phone recycling makes economic and ecological sense.

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The importance of mobile phone recycling

In the current environmental situation, the government is putting the pressure on for everyone to do their bit to improve things. At Mazuma Mobile, we understand better than most the importance of recycling and what difference it can make. Phone recycling may seem minimal, but swapping your old mobiles for cash really does count in you playing your part. So why is recycling so important?

There are four key areas to consider when talking about the importance of recycling. First up, energy saving. We’re sure you’ve heard the advice about swapping high watt bulbs for energy savers and turning off electrical products when not in use. Energy saving is crucial as it helps to keep the risks associated with global warming at bay.

Recycling also allows material conservation. If that old phone’s just lying lifelessly in the back of your drawer, it is effectively money and material that has gone to waste. Phone recycling, as an example, allows for the re-use of such products, which leaves a larger level of material available for other electrical products. Throw it on a landfill and it’s completely wasted.

Hence, landfill is the final chief aspect to the importance of recycling. Not only does it create a huge mass of wasted goods, but it harms the environment. This is because products that may contain toxins or dangerous chemicals are not disposed of properly, allowing nasty things to creep into our water supplies and corrupt our environment. Recycling prevents this, whilst freeing up more land for other types of land use.

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Cash in on mobile phone recycling

Most of us in the UK now own at least one mobile phone, with many of us owning more two or more. As mobile phones improve, many of us upgrade and leave our old mobiles lying around in a drawer doing nothing.

If you are one of the ever increasing number of people who have an old phone lying around, it may surprise you to know that you could sell your mobile phone for a tidy sum.

There has been a rise in cash for mobiles schemes over the years as the environmental hazards of dumping mobile phones and the economic benefits of recycling them have become more apparent. Companies like us, here at Mazuma Mobile, now offer cash incentives to anyone who recycles their old mobile. Some mobile phone models can raise upwards of £150 when recycled, so if you have a couple of handsets lying around, it won’t hurt you to check out our site and see how much cash you could make.

Selling your mobile phone has many benefits to the environment and underprivileged people. It is also a hassle free and ethical way to dispose of an unwanted mobile. All you need to do is register with us. We will send you a prepaid envelope which you can use to send us your mobile phone. Once we have your phone, we will send you an agreed sum as payment for your phone. It could not be simpler and is certainly a better use for your old mobile phone than a drawer liner.

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Save money on your contract by recycling your phone

If you own a mobile phone on a contract plan, it is likely that you will receive a new handset periodically. If you do not like your new handset or are keen to save money on the price of your contract plan, recycling your new handset is a great option.

Companies such as ours at Mazuma Mobile will pay you a fee if you recycle mobile phones with them. You can recycle old mobile phones and new ones but, newer mobile phones tend to bring in more cash than older models. By recycling your new mobile phone, you can in effect earn cashback on your contract by using the money you make from selling your mobile to pay for part of your contract. This is a particularly good way of disposing of a new handset which is not to your taste.

Selling your mobile to a company which recycles mobiles is much simpler and quicker than selling your mobile phone on a website such as eBay where it can take a while for your phone to sell and you have the hassle of advertising the handset yourself.

Mobile recycling companies turn your mobile onto cash quickly. They also give you a quote for your handset straight away, so you know exactly how much money you will receive from the transaction, unlike eBay where you never know how much you will make in the end, and the transaction is completed within a matter of days.

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Why it is a good idea to recycle your mobile phone

Throwing a mobile phone, or any other electrical device, into the trash is never a good idea. They are not biodegradable and could cause serious environmental problems for many years to come. Rather, you should always strive to recycle phones and other electronics.

Studies have found that each household in the UK owns, on average, three unused mobile phones. It seems silly that they should be left lying around doing nothing when you could earn some real cash if you sell your mobile to us at Mazuma Mobile.

Not only could you earn some extra money by selling your old and unused mobiles but you could also do your bit for the environment. Mobile phones that are still of a good standard can be refurbished and resold. This means that less new mobile phones will need to be produced, thus protecting valuable resources from being used.

It may surprise you to know that mobile phones contain valuable metals such as platinum, silver and copper. These can all be reused and turned into new phones which is a much better option than simply extracting more from the Earth.

Recycling old mobiles for cash could not be simpler. All you need to do is register with us and send in your phone. We will them access your phone and pay you accordingly into your bank account. We can then re-use and recycle your phones, ensuring that they are once again put to good use.

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How to make some extra cash in the recession

The recession has hit many families in the UK hard, leaving many of us struggling to pay the bills on time or going without the little luxuries in life we enjoy. If you are struggling to keep on top of your finances, there are ways in which you can earn some extra cash. Below are some simple ways you can earn a few quid and improve your finances in the midst of the recession.

  1. Sell old books
    If you are a bookworm and have lots of used books lying around, you could make cash by selling them online. There are many online marketplaces for books. Always check your books carefully before selling as, if you have any first editions of popular books, you could be sitting on a small fortune.
  2. Sell your mobile
    If you have any old mobile phones lying around, selling them to a company like us, here at Mazuma Mobile, who will recycle mobile phones for cash is a great way to earn some extra cash. Selling your mobile for recycling is a quick and simple process which could see you with some much needed money in your pocket in a matter of days.
  3. Sell unwanted clutter at a car boot sale
    Car boot sales are still popular in the UK. It is likely you will be able to find one close to you at any time. Car boots are a great way to get rid of any unwanted items you have accumulated over the years. If you have lots to sell, you could make a tidy sum this way.
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