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Get Cash for Old Mobile Phones

November 4th, 2009 — 9:19pm

Most people in the UK have a mobile phone. Some people use several. Every year, 18 months or 2 years, mobile phone users in a contract with a provider will get their phones upgraded for free. This obviously results in millions of unused and unwanted phones being generated by almost every household every year. It’s a resource waste problem.

Fortunately most are sold on or given away to friends, contacts, online auctions and charities. Sadly some old mobile phones don’t make it that far. When people get their shiny, feature rich, quick and new handset upgrade, they sometimes store the old phone as a backup then forget all about it (losing value over time). In other instances they are just thrown away in the bin, out with the rubbish, sometimes because they are broken or faulty and other times because it’s the easiest option. Throwing them away is such a waste when anyone can get cash for old mobile phones. It would be a waste of money and damaging to the environment in a number of ways.

So what on earth is the best thing to do then?

Recycle mobile phones for cash! simple. Recycling old handsets is probably the easiest way to make some money from something that still has value while at the same time saving the environment that little bit. Mobile phone recycling companies exist that will take pretty much any old handset, working or non-working, and recycle it, reuse it, extract its parts and make sure they are dealt with properly. Every mobile phone has a small amount of gold in the electronics to make it work and gold is a much sought after valuable metal that can be recycled and used again.

Okay, I have a crappy old phone here, What should I do with it?

There are many companies that pay cash for old handsets they can all be found on the Money For Old Mobile page right here on this website. On there is a list of almost all of the mobile recycling companies in the UK. Check out each one as they all pay different amounts for old phones. Once a good one is found, simply type in the make or model of the phones to be recycled and they will display a quote. Next select the phone and input where the payment should be sent and the type of payment, usually cheque but some will pay vouchers or by direct bank transfer. After that get an envelope and put the freepost address on that they provide then post it. Once they receive the phone they will send payment within 2 to 7 days depending on the company and how long it takes them to process.

Happy recycling!

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