Benefits of Recycling Your Phone For Cash
Most Brits upgrade or replace their old mobile phone approximately every 2 years. Discarding your old mobile phone and throwing it in the drawer only to be discovered and a couple of years later is really something to avoid doing.
As the old saying goes 'One man's trash is another man's treasure'......
Let's talk depreciation!
With technology advancing at a fast rate, old used electronics can quickly become obsolete or even depreciate in value faster than you can imagine! Unless of course, you have managed to find yourself a rare Nokia 8800 Arte which will always increase in value! That's another story...
That being said, it's always best to deal with your unwanted phone as soon as possible, ensuring you maximize cash for your old phone! It really does not matter if your phone is faulty as it may still have some cash value.
It's estimated that 50% of United Kingdom households have at least 1 unused mobile phone laying around, which may have a good chance ending up in the landfill.
What are my recycling options?
Finding out what your old unwanted mobile phone worth is the first step to helping your wallet and the environment. We offer an instant quote, simply search phone your phone model, and it's grading condition to recycle your phone.
Selling your mobile phone online is an environmentally friendly way to dispose of your device.
If all should fail and your phone has no monetary value, your other alternative would be to recycle it yourself at your local recycling centre, donating or passing it on to a friend in need.
What are the environmental benefits of recycling an old mobile phone?
As you could imagine the diverse amounts of materials used to manufacture a mobile phone which is not limited to the environmentally harmful metals, plastics and mixtures of components.
I believe it's safe to say that we love buying quality goods, after all, we are parting with our hard-earned cash! Manufacturers like to design electronics to last, well at least until the warranty runs out! Precious metals such as gold, silver and palladium along with advanced plating technics are used to help prolonge the life of components, this effectively creates a device that is not made for decomposer or intended to.
According to RECYCLENOW, 80% of the mobile phone is recyclable, deeming it valuable one way or the other.