Is it safe to recycle my cell phone with ECO CELL?

ECO-CELL is an ANTI-SPAM company. Under no circumstances will ECO-CELL rent, sell, loan or otherwise mistreat any information collected from its participants. Should I be concerned about the data on my phone if I recycle it? Not if you “wipe” it before recycling it.

Where are the best places to recycle cell phones?

10 places to recycle your cell phone. 1 1. EcoATM. EcoATM is an automated kiosk that collects your unwanted cell phones and tablets and gives you cash for them. It’s made by the same people 2 2. Eco-Cell. 3 3. Best Buy. 4 4. Hope Phones. 5 5. Cell Phones for Soldiers.

Where can I recycle old cell phones in Houston?

The Action for Apes Challenge is a yearly contest hosted by the Houston Zoo to see which school or community organization can recycle the most cell phones. By recycling old phones with the zoo you can help protect animals like chimpanzees and gorillas that live in areas where cell phone materials are mined.

Where can I Recycle my cell phone in Kentucky?

2. Eco-Cell. Eco-Cell is a Louisville, Kentucky-based e-waste recycling company. It partners with nonprofits and organizations such as the Jane Goodall Institute. Bins are located in coffee shops and other businesses around the country, where the collected phones are shipped to Eco-Cell in Louisville.

Why do we need to recycle our cell phones?

Recycling your cell phones with ECO-CELL helps save these animals by reducing the demand for Coltan and by providing funds for our partners like the Cincinnati Zoo, The Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund Intl. and the Jane Goodall Institute who are actively engaged in protecting these species.

How many cell phones have been recycled by ecoATM?

Thanks to your help, ecoATM has collected more than 28 million devices over the past two decades that have been given a new life or properly recycled. This mean less toxic electronic waste entering our natural environment and a healthier planet for future generations to come.