Recycle your old devices on America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day - November 15 2014This Saturday, November 15 marks America Recycles Day (ARD) and millions of people all over the country will be coming together to recycle their old goods and help the environment.

It is a fantastic event and is the perfect opportunity for you to recycle all of that junk that you have been meaning to move from the garage, donate those old clothes and of course, recycle those old gadgets, tablets, cell phones and other electronic devices that you have lying around in the back of drawers at home. Continue reading

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Half of cell owners don’t know where to recycle cell phones

Where to recycle cell phonesA new survey conducted by Kelton Research has found that half of American cell phone owners don’t know where to recycle cell phones or what to do with old, unwanted or broken handsets. The study was conducted between the 10th and 17th March across a panel of over 100 American’s aged 18 or over who owned a cell phone. The findings show that many people still aren’t aware that they can get cash for cell phones or that the cell phone recycling industry exists.

This is a major problem as more and more handsets get released and people upgrade frequently to the latest and greatest. Recycling those old cell phones will help the environment and put cash in your pocket, it is a win-win situation for all. Even broken cell phones can be worth hundreds of dollars. It isn’t just cell phones that can be recycled either, tablets, iPad’s, iPod’s, MP3’s, laptops and many other gadgets can have a monetary value and use. Continue reading

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Sell old electronics for Earth Day 2014

Sell old electronics for Earth Day 2014Earth Day 2014 will take place on April 22, it is the perfect incentive to sell old electronics and cell phones and finally do that bit of gadget decluttering that you have been planning for months. Over a billion people in 190 countries will take action on Earth Day this year – all in aid of making our World a better and more environmentally friendly and sustainable place to live.

Environmentally conscious folk the world over will be doing their bit, from planting trees, cleaning up their community, holding recycling fundraisers and raising awareness of the vital importance of ensuring that we make changes to help ensure that our Earth remains a habitable place for centuries to come. We should not underestimate and take for granted that this will happen, we need to maintain and improve on the amazing work that many people have been doing and promoting for many years. Continue reading

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Earn extra money in January by recycling your gadgets

Earn extra money in January by recyclingEveryone knows that January is one of the hardest months of the year in terms of cash flow, it can really give you the January-blues. You can earn extra money in January though by recycling your old cell phones, tablets, gadgets and electronic devices for cash. Not only will it put some fast cash in your pocket, it will also help the environment.

Christmas is the most expensive time of the year for most people, present buying, extra food and alcohol purchasing and time off work all contribute to you having less (or in some cases ‘no’) money in your pocket at the start of the year once the festive season is over. It is hard for many people but decluttering your old electronic devices can help you earn extra money in January and February in preparation for that next big event – Easter. Easter can be just as expensive as Christmas for a lot of people. Continue reading

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10 reasons why cell phone recycling is important

Cell phone recyclingAs we get further in to the 21st century, recycling and in particular gadget and cell phone recycling are becoming more and more important to preserve our environment. The savvy amongst us know that the Earth’s resources are not endless. If everybody does their bit, whether it be recycling clothes, shoes, plastic bags or indeed recycling cell phones, iPads, MP3’s, laptops, consoles and other gadgets that we often have lying around gathering dust, it will make the world a better place for our children and their children. Continue reading

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