Mobile phone recycling facts and figures

The bad news: Every year, up to 250 Million mobile phones are replaced worldwide by new models. A recent survey by Nokia covering 13 countries suggests that, although only 4% of users' old mobiles are actually thrown away and wasted on landfill, still less are actually recycled. The vast unsung majority are left at home and forgotten about - 44% of old phones are just…

Delete Your Data Before You Sell

There are now many ways that you can sell a mobile phone and as people who want to give you lots of money for your old handset, we are all for it. However, what so many people fail to do is to delete contacts and messages from their old phone, but just send it straight out to the new owner. Even worse, since the introduction…

4 Things to remember before you recycle your phone

Currently in the UK there are more mobile phones than there are people. That means that there are a lot of unused handsets out there. But what can do you do with your unused, unwanted or broken handsets? You can help the environment and earn some cash by recycling your mobile phone. Mobile phones contain substances that could be extremely harmful to the environment or…