The Top Reasons to Recycle Your Old Phones

If you are like many people, then when the newest phone comes out you get excited and go buy it right away. However, phones don’t last forever, and before you know it it will be time to get a new one again. When that time comes, what will you do with your old cell phone(s)? While many people are good about recycling everyday items such bottles, cans, and plastic, not everyone thinks to recycle their old cell phones. In fact, if you are like a lot of people, then you likely have a collection of old cell phones collecting dust in your closet. If this is the case, here are just a few of the reasons you should consider recycling your old cell phone(s).

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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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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 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