Mass Recycle is Offering a Cell Phone Donation
According to Charitable Recycling (
), by the year 2005, there will be 500 million stockpiled used cell
phones weighing over 250,000 tons that could potentially enter our waste
MassRecycle recently joined Charitable Recycling's Cell Phone Donation
Program. Does your old cell phone need a new home? Donate it to
MassRecycle through Charitable Recycling's cell phone recycling program.
All cell phones, regardless of age or condition, will be accepted.
MassRecycle will receive a monetary donation for each phone received.
Donated used cell phones will be refurbished and put to further use.
Many phones are donated to shelters for abused adults and children so
they may have 911 (emergency only) communication. Charitable Recycling
also provides cell phones to medical patients who are awaiting organ
transplants. Also, some of the phones we receive are refurbished and
redeployed in areas of the world where there are no land (wire) lines,
or, where the cost of a new phone is prohibitive. Phones that cannot be
refurbished or donated will be recycled and disposed of in an
How to Donate Your Cell Phone to MassRecycle:
1. Deactivate your cell phone.
2. Prepare your cell phone(s) in a box or padded envelope. (Please
include the manual(s), battery(s) and charger(s) if you have them.) 3.
Click on "Please Donate Now" (envelope icon) at top of MassRecycle's
4. Click on the Packing List label icon to generate the Charitable
Recycling Packing List which must be completed and included with every
shipment of cell phones. 5. Click on the shipping label icon to generate
a shipping label. 6. Do donate to MassRecycle, please make a note on the
label. 7. Click on the Uncle Sam Hat to generate a donation receipt.
Pickup and delivery is always FREE for 50+ cell phones!
Stay Tuned - MassRecycle is looking into setting up collection depots
across Massachusetts. We will update our website when collection
locations are in place.
198 Tremont Street, Mail Box 143
Boston, MA 02116