Thrifty Life Tips for the Avid Fashion Fan

Aside from the easy titbits of advice (sell mobile phones for cash, shop during sales etc) fashion and lifestyle experts tend to agree on these less followed tenets of the frugal, fashionable lifestyle. Re-use or Recycle? It’s not just mobile phone recycling we’re fans of; we think this is a pretty good guideline to follow throughout most areas of life. Fashion gurus tend to be…

Mobile Phones and Safety

Keeping you and your mobile phone happy and safe is a top priority in both our books. Street safety means more than just being able to sell your mobile to us when you’re ready, it means being vigilant about body language, travel decisions and everyday living. Remember the days of calling home from street pay phones? Nostalgic as that may have been, a world with…

Recycle Your Old Phone and DeClutter

Having a good clear-out always seems to present a confusing dichotomy between a) all the effort with be worth it, and b) it's a lot of effort though! Here’s a little advice from the organisational fanatics on our team (you just KNOW they have tidy lofts!) Start small There’s little sense in wading into the garage/loft/spare room and wantonly flinging stuff about. Get the little…

Recycle Your Designer Phone

We can talk about the eco-reasons to recycle mobile phones until we’re blue in the face AND the cows come home. But one of the most instantly conspicuous benefits of mobile phone recycling has to be the lovely feeling of earning cold, hard cash for mobiles. Leading the pack in terms of accessible designer mobile phones has to be LG, whose partnership with high end…

Kids and Phone Safety

Keeping the kids up to date with the latest trends is enough to make any parent’s eyes water, but if there’s one area we all care about it's kids and safety. Keeping kids safe and responsible away from home never seems easy. But most kids are fairly capable of deducing what behaviour and safety measures are most/least effective. In relation to electronic devices though, there…

Small Phones, Big Problem

These days you are hard pushed to avoid all the warnings we receive through the media about the state of the planet and the ways in which humans are harming it. Whether it be flooding in Pakistan, droughts in Australia or melting polar ice caps, there is always something in the news to remind us of the impact of global warming. Indeed, some claim that…

Phone Recycling Should be Part of a Broader Effort

You may be among the increasing number of responsible consumers who takes it upon themselves to engage in mobile phone recycling. After all, by doing so you stand to lose nothing and can help the planet and save money at the same time. However, it is vital that you do not stop simply at phone recycling for cash. In addition to this worthy activity, you…