In a time where technology is rapidly advancing and changing, almost everyone has a cell phone. It's not unusual for individuals to go through several different models in just a few years time. Luckily all mobile phones are recyclable! In general, phones consists of 40% metals, 40% plastics and 20% of other materials. A cell phone's rechargeable battery also contains various types of metals and plastics.
Recycling an unwanted cell phone saves virgin resources and landfill space. Cell phones can be dropped off at any battery collection sites in the county.