Category: donate

  • 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…

  • 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!

  • WeWork and SecondWave Join Forces this Earth Day

      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…

  • Kyocera Cell Phone Recycling Program

    – 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…

  • How to Pack and Ship Your Phone!

            We’re sort of shipping experts, sending and receiving thousands of packages every month.  One question that we always get asked is “What’s the best way to ship my phone?”.

  • 3 Steps to Donating Cell Phones

    Looking to get rid of that old cell phone of  yours in your junk drawer? Donating cell phones to a great cause is better than letting it collect dust. Before you donate cell phones , there are three things you should do:

  • 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…

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

    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.

  • Make an Impact by Donating Gently Used Smartphones

    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…

  • We Take Phones that One New York City Robber Turns Down

    You may have to donate cell phones if you’ve got a model so old that even a robber refuses to take it off your hands. A disappointed mugger in New York City handed a stolen cell phone back to his victim because it wasn’t up to his standards. Two men were recently confronted by armed robbers…