Recycling Cell Phones
What can I recycle?
- Mobile/wireless devices that connect to a cellular or paging networks
Why should I recycle?
By recycling your mobile device, you divert waste from your local landfills and help the environment. You also reduce the need for raw materials to manufacture new products. And your donation generates revenue, which is distributed to various charitable organizations across Canada.
Recycle My Cell (RMC) is a free, national, industry-led, recycling program for mobile devices and accessories.
Where can I recycle?
What happens to it?
Batteries and cell phones are separated by type and then forwarded for recycling. The recycling facility processes the reusable metals from the batteries and prepares them for use in new products such a batteries and stainless steel.
Cell phones are refurbished and resold when possible. None of the reclaimed materials from the battery and cell phone recycling process are sent to landfills.