To stay with this week’s topic of “Green Decluttering” I have found out a couple of ways to get rid of your excess mobile phones without simply dumping them.
If you’re on a contract or simply a bit of a techno geek and like to have the latest model you will probably have a few more phones than you are actually using. They also can (and should be) decluttered.
But instead of simply throwing them out, which is really a bit of a waste, especially if they are still fully functional you can do one of two things:
1. Give them to charity
Charities have different ways of making money out of used mobile phones. Just make sure the charity in question actually takes mobile phones.
Here is a list of couple of charities that do:
- WDCS – Save the Whales and Dolphins (they even have special little bags that they send out for that particular purpose)
- Casa Alianza – Help for Street Children
- and many more. Simply google “donate mobile phones” for more options.
2. Sell them
You can also sell your unwanted mobiles for hard cash. There are dozens of places that buy, recondition and sell on your phone. Here are some of them (some of them are also charitable organisations):