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Get Money for Recycling Mobile Phones

November 19th, 2009 — 6:11am

If you already own a mobile phone it is likely you have either received a new phone from your mobile phone company or bought a new one because the old one stopped working or was out of date. These old, unused, faulty and broken phones can now be recycled, not only to help the environment but also to raise some cash.

Many people are looking for ways to make money from anything and if you have any old mobile phones lying around forgotten about in a drawer somewhere it is well worth trading it in. There are web based recycling companies that are dedicated to recycling old mobiles and because they still hold value and some of the parts can be reused, they can afford to pay whoever sends a phone to them.

Getting cash by recycling over the web is just about the easiest way to get cash quickly for something you may have thought had no value. Simply type in the old phone model number into one of these websites, if you like the price they quote you can put it in the basket. They will provide you with a Freepost address with which to send your mobile to. Once they receive it they will pay within 3 to 7 days by either cheque, bank transfer or vouchers.

These companies pay well for old handsets working or non-working. Check out their prices:





Most people in the in the UK have a mobile phone. There are an estimated 1.8 phones per person and around 4 in every 5 people actively use one. With dozens of new handsets being injected into the mobile phone market every year and the high customer demand for new features is leading to tonnes of unused mobile phones.

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Recycle Mobile Phones for Cash

October 23rd, 2009 — 12:59am

Anyone with an old mobile phone handset, even if it is faulty can sell their old mobile phone for recycling. There are companies that will buy old handsets off anyone and either refurbish and reuse them or recycle them.

Many people who have a mobile may already have a spare or forgotten about handset just lying around in a drawer or at the back of a cupboard. Anyone on a contract will know that every 18 months or so the mobile provider will send an upgraded phone with all the latest features.

So what can be done with all these old phones?

Recycle them! Here are a few of the best mobile phone recycling websites that pay cash for almost any old or unused phone.

Envirofone – Pays up to £180. Payment of cash by cheque, Paypal or Argos Vouchers – Paid within 7 days.

Fonebank – Pays up to £220. Payment of cash by cheque. – Paid within 3 days.

Mopay – Pays up to £400. Payment of cash by cheque or vouchers. – Paid within 1.9 days.

Each website has an input box to enter the make/model number of the mobile(s) to recycle. Once the handset is found they will quote a price they will pay. Once a payment method has been chosen they will provide a freepost address which to send the mobile(s) to. Pop them into a padded envelope and send. Once they receive the phone(s) they will send payment often well within a week.

Happy recycling!

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