What to do with your old cell phones


So you upgraded to a new smart phone! Now, what to do with the old one?

If your phone is new enough, you may be able to trade it into a carrier if you're buying a new phone, or sell it on the open market.

Otherwise, if it's lost a lot of value, recycling may be your best bet.

According to Call2Recycle, phones and their batteries are some of the easiest electronics to recycle.

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Transfer any data and photos on your old phone to a new phone, or save your photos before performing a factory reset.
  2. Remember to remove the Sim card
  3. Click on this link >>>>> Call2Recycle,

The company accepts all phones and batteries regardless of size, make, model or age. Call2Recycle can refurbish the device for resale or recycle the materials for a new device.

There are some ways for you to even sell your old phone. CNet has many of those ideas