Recycling is near and dear to my heart. When I was an elementary school teacher one of the morning rituals I did with my third graders was to read a recycling tip and discuss how we could incorporate the suggestion into our daily lives. I loved the conversations we had sparked by these tips and I felt good knowing I was empowering my students to be “green”. I guess I have always been a big believer in sharing tips!

Almost everyone owns a cell phone. I  bet most of us also have old cell phones sitting in drawers or closets. I know I do! Since many clients ask me how to recycle cell phones, I want to share this helpful article:

Below is a picture I snapped while leaving Whole Foods in Yonkers, NY that shows a recycling bin for cell phones. Whichever method you use, be sure to wipe clean your phone first or donate to an organization that does that for you.

To wipe clean a cellphone before recycling or selling:


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