5 Ways to Donate Your Old Cell Phone to Charity
- Thursday, 24 December 2009
Are you getting someone a cell phone this holiday season, or simply taking advantage of the holiday sales with an upgrade? And if you're in the market for a new cell phone, have you thought of what you'll do with your old one?
Cell phones are made with precious metals, copper and plastics, all of which can be recycled to make new products. In 2007, 14 million cell phones were recycled in the U.S., but even so, the EPA estimates just 10 percent of all cell phones are recycled.
Most cell phone providers have drop-off bins or mail-in programs to make recycling your old phone easy, but there are lots of ways you can recycle your phone and give to others.
Click here to read our full article on Planet Green.