(Last Updated: 8/23/2018)
Free Drop-Off Recycling- Cell phones contain toxic metals as well as other reusable materials, so don't put them in the garbage.
Contact a recycling company below to ask about your specific item. Wireless providers and some electronics retailers offer account or store credits or cash for some devices.
For your security, follow these four steps before recycling or donating your phone: 1.Back up and remove data2.Terminate cell service for your device3.Restore factory settings on your device4.Remove the SIM or SD card for reuse in your new device or destruction. Check your user manual or consult your mobile service provider for instructions.