Hi all, apologies for the delay in releasing these, it’s been pretty busy over here at SMCP HQ. Following on from last quarters statistics, here are our American phone recycling industry statistics taken from our website www.sellmycellphones.com for the second quarter of 2014 (April – June). I aim to bring you a super snazzy infographic next quarter (no promises though) but for now, our latest release is below. As explained last quarter though, it’s the statistics that are the interesting part, not the design. Here it is: Continue reading
Hi all, today’s post is the first in a quarterly series where I bring you some interesting American phone recycling industry statistics taken from our website www.sellmycellphones.com analytics.
It is also my first attempt at an infographic, so as Doc Brown once said, “I apologise for the crudity of the model”. I am no designer and I know it’s a lame effort, but hopefully I will get better and of course, it’s the statistics that are the interesting part.
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A 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