iPhone 7 and above & Samsung Galaxy S7 and above
Donate 1 - 2 Phones
It's As easy As...
Collect smartphones, cell phones and tablets - broken devices too!
Pack them in all in a small box or envelope - please no accessories!
Print off shipping label and drop off at your nearest USPS.
Most frequent questions and answers
SecondWave Recycling accepts:
- iPhones & smartphones (working and broken)
- iPads, tablets and basic phones
- Macbooks and Chromebooks
- Gently used basic phones
We DO NOT accept desktop computers, landline phones, monitors and other electronic devices not listed above.
In order to keep shipping costs to a minimum, we ask that accessories, such as chargers, instructional booklets and other items be recycled at your local Goodwill or electronics stores.
Every device is that is donated to SecondWave Recycling is either resold to a certified electronic refurbisher or recycler.
Upon receipt of your device, our team wipes all of your personal data and performs a test on your device to determine if it’s deemed resellable. If the device it too old, it will be responsibly recycled for parts. Either way, your phone will go to support a charity.
If you are shipping 1-2 phones, you can print off a label on our website.
For 3 or more phones we email you a pre-paid shipping label. Our goal is to email you within a few hours.
If you do not receive the shipping label within 24 hours, please check your Spam/Junk folder just in case it was delivered there. If you still can’t find it, please contact us.
Most devices can be easily reset by going to the Settings menu. For specifics on your particular device, you can either search online for your specific device or go here to for step by step instructions to factory reset iPhone, Samsung and more.
Please remember to Remove iCloud Lock or Android locks and passcodes!
We love helping out different charities, but this doesn’t qualify us as a non-profit. We cannot provide a charitable tax receipt, but upon request, we are more than happy to provide you with a donation acknowledgement receipt.