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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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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A Happy New Year to all our customers and users!

Happy New YearHere at Sell My Cell Phones, we would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our customers and website users a very Happy New Year, let’s hope that 2014 proves to be a very happy and prosperous one for all.

We have certainly had an eventful 2013, starting the year as a relatively small company (although we were still America’s first cell phone recycling comparison website when we launched way back in 2010) and growing beyond our expectations. New recyclers, new devices, new customers and fantastic new employees have joined us as we continue to spread the word about cell phone, tablet and gadget recycling. Continue reading

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Earn cash for Christmas with Technollo

Earn cash for Christmas with TechnolloTechnollo are one of the most established recyclers in America and their prices are always amongst the highest in the industry. If you are looking to earn some extra cash to put towards Christmas presents over the festive period then recycling your old cell phones and gadgets with them could help put dollars in your pocket.

We know it’s a bit early for many of you to be thinking about Christmas but it is only just over 5 weeks away and will soon be upon us. Now is the time to dig out those old phones that you may have lying around gather in dust or hidden away in drawers, those old devices could be earning you money! 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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