Is there Money in Your Unwanted Junk?

We don’t mean have you literally left a few pennies inside a seldom-used piggybank, but rather is there value in the various unwanted odds and ends lying around your home? Although ours is a mobile phone recycling service, we’re nuts about things like car boot sales and online auctions. As they say, one person’s trash is another’s treasure, so what have you got? Gadget Recycling…

The Importance of Recycling

As a nation, we are becoming much more conscious about the need to recycle. In the last few years, the number of UK households which recycle regularly has risen to nearly 40%, thanks to schemes by councils making it much easier for us to recycle from home. This increase suggests that consumers will recycle if the process is simplified. Collecting all your glass bottles and…

The Environmental Value of Mobile Phone Recycling

The more pessimistic amongst you may wonder whether mobile phone recycling is all that it is cracked up to be. After all, surely the only tangible benefit is that is that there are a few less phones lying around– and that doesn’t sound like a big deal. Sadly, the issues go far deeper than that. Decay & harm It has been suggested that mobile phones…

The Human Value of Mobile Phone Recycling

Most people are now quite aware of the benefits of mobile phone recycling. Indeed, the fact that you can make quick, easy and sometimes quite significant amounts of money from recycling mobile phones means that there are very few people that aren’t aware of it. However, not so many people are aware that the recycling of mobile phones can be of enormous benefit to people…

Incentives to Recycle Mobile Phones

Even though most mobile phones that are a few years old are perfectly operational, they are normally thrown away whenever a user buys a newer mobile phone. Indeed, there isn’t really much of a market for used mobile phones here in the UK as our consumer society is all about having the latest models rather than those that are merely functional. However, the materials and…

Beating the Post-Christmas Money Shortage

You may have got a wonderful new mobile phone for Christmas, which you have been enjoying the benefits of ever since. However, rather than leaving your old phone languishing in a forgotten corner of the house, you can sell your mobile phone and get some much needed cash to boost your bank balance following all that spending over the Christmas period and in the January…

Where Can I Recycle Blackberry Phones?

Mobile phone companies have been quite clever in coming up with new features on new handset models that you just don’t want to be without. Ever since the big players such as Apple and Blackberry came into the market, there has also been a thing about having the latest ‘must have’ handset, so people are upgrading their mobile phone handsets faster than ever before. However,…

Recycle That Nokia Phone

We estimate that the UK has around a staggering £1 billion of old mobile phones lying around the homes. Amazingly, this is about four old phones per household. Now, we understand why you might want a spare phone just in case your current phone breaks and you can’t go without, but four? And we bet half of those aren’t even working anyway. Do you even…