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How to Recycle your Old Phones More Effectively

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 11, 2015 01:06 AM
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by GreenGirl last modified Mar 02, 2015

You don’t have to be a technological wizard to know that mobile phone contain lots of harmful parts. These gadgets give us some wonderful uses... The post How to Recycle your Old Phones More Effectively appeared first on My Green Home Blog .




 

 

You don’t have to be a technological wizard to know that mobile phone contain lots of harmful parts. These gadgets give us some wonderful uses but if you throw them out with the rubbish then the lead, mercury and even arsenic that they contain can cause a lot of problems for the plant.

Thankfully, there are some easy ways to recycle your old phones more effectively in order to stop this causing too many problems. The following are some of the best ways of doing so that you might like to consider.

Sell Them

If you have an old phone in your house then this is something that you can use to earn some money instead of just throwing it out. It is a simple task to go online and check out how much you could get for your old model. What you might not realise is that you can do this even if your phone doesn’t work perfectly anymore. You could still go to a sell my damaged phone  style site and see how much money you could get for it. This is a simple and effective way of getting old devices taken off your hands and has the added advantage of getting you some cash in exchange. It certainly make a lot of sense if you have some old phones that you no longer use and want rid of. You might even earn enough money to be able to afford a better mobile phone in the future or to give yourself a nice little treat.

Turn Them Into Art

There is a very good chance that you have never thought about turning your old mobile phones into pieces of art. After all, why would you? Well, it turns out that this is fun to do and can end up looking pretty good too. Sure, you won’t get any money back like in the late point but you might still like to give it a try. You could find some ideas easily enough on the internet or else just let your creativity run wild. Maybe you could create a weird collage for the wall or a fun sculpture with it. It is the kind of thing that the kid can have a lot of fun helping you out with. It has got to be worth a try if you want to enjoy some DIY art at home.

Dispose of It Carefully

Having looked at the last couple of options it is clear that there is no real need to just throw out your old phones. However, if you just decide to dispose of it for some reason then you should do this very carefully. The local shops that sell phones are a good starting point for finding out how to do this. You might also find that the local authority or a charity near you offer to take your phone of your hands too. Don’t forget that those potentially damaging components in your phone mean that just throwing it out in the conventional way is not an option you want to take.

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