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Earth Week is here!

Happy Earth Week! This week is an exciting week for us at SecondWave Recycling. We’ve got our month-long Earth Day collection campaign going on at the Seattle, Portland and the Bay Area WeWork locations; in addition we are hosting a pop-up cell phone repair shop at all three Seattle WeWork locations this week, as well as hosting a Lunch & Learn with 5Gyres to educate and promote awareness about the plastic pollution in the ocean.

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Portland and San Francisco WeWork join Earth Day campaign!

It’s April and the countdown to Earth Day has begun! We’ve mentioned in the last post that SecondWave has joined forces with WeWork Seattle to collet old phone donations to help our friends at 5Gyres. We’re happy to announce that additional WeWork locations including Portland and San Francisco have joined our Earth Day campaign!

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WeWork and SecondWave Join Forces this Earth Day

5gyes  How are you celebrating Earth Day? One way is by simply donating your old phone to SecondWave.

For this year’s Earth Day, SecondWave Recycling has partnered with WeWork, a cool co-working space where our new Seattle office is located! We will donate $1 for every phone collected during the month of April to our friends at 5Gyres, a community that fights plastic pollution in the ocean.

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Kyocera Cell Phone Recycling Program

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– Program makes it free and easy to recycle the 87 percent of phones currently sent to landfills, while funding free long-distance service for active military and veterans –

SAN DIEGO – Mar. 25, 2015 – Building on its long history of environmental responsibility, Kyocera Communications Inc. today announced a nationwide cell-phone ‘Take Back’ recycling program, free to consumers wishing to dispose of unused mobile phones of any brand.  The program is facilitated by SecondWave Recycling, a socially responsible organization that Read More »Kyocera Cell Phone Recycling Program

12 Awesome Reasons to Donate Cell Phones

Why donate your cell phones, you ask?

While I’m sure it’s having a great time gathering dust in your drawer, don’t you think your old buddy would have more fun living a life of purpose?

There are more than 130 million cell phones just like yours in the United States sitting in drawers waiting for their chance to make a difference. If you’re still on the fence on whether or not you want to donate cell phones here are 12 reasons…that may sway you.

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Donating Gently Used Smartphones Makes an Impact for Father’s Day

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Donating gently used smartphones makes an impact anytime, but it’s especially important for Father’s Day. Here’s why we think so…

This year you can show Dad some love while protecting the environment and supporting charities that your family cares about. We have some ideas that any family can pull off.Read More »Donating Gently Used Smartphones Makes an Impact for Father’s Day

Make an Impact by Donating Gently Used Smartphones

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If you have a smartphone, it is also likely that you have a drawer full of old used smartphones that you no longer use since upgrading. The frequency with which brands such as iPhone and Samsung come out with updated models means many individuals are left with extra phones that they do not know what to do with. If this is the case for you, consider donating these old phones to a charity of your choice.Read More »Make an Impact by Donating Gently Used Smartphones