Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How do wireless phones pollute the environment?
A: Wireless phone components contain lead, arsenic, beryllium, and other hazardous toxins that leach into our environment through landfill decomposition.
Q: What can be done with old wireless phones?
A: Old wireless phones can be recycled, repurposed, and reused! Simply sign up for your collection kit to begin collecting and recycling old wireless phones. Your collection kit will contain all the information you need to get going. You will receive collection materials specifically for you and your organization.
Q: In the end, what happens to my phone?
A: We have a zero waste policy. This means that none of the equipment we
collect ends up in a landfill. A large majority of the phones will be resold
into the United States and developing nations. The phones that are not reused
are recycled in accordance with EPA and industry regulation standards.
None of the cellular equipment we receive will be disposed of in a landfill.
None of our cellular equipment will be processed in foreign countries - this
pertains particularly to the smelting and refining of unused cellular
All Batteries and chargers will be processed according to the Federal EPA
guidelines for battery disposal.
All SIM cards will be removed from the phones.