Companies that Will Buy Mobile Phones for Cash
With mobile phone recycling becoming big business, mobile phone recycling companies are cropping up everywhere. All these mobile phone recycling companies are easily accessible via the internet and some now even starting up their own television advertisement campaigns to reach a wider audience. Here is a list of what is considered the top five companies to recycle your mobile phone with:
Probably one of the oldest mobile phone companies, Mazuma has been up and running for about five years. In 2008 they recycled about 400,000 unwanted mobiles. The selling process with Mazuma Mobile is in three easy steps. 1. Enter the make and model of your mobile. 2. Post your mobile to Mazuma. 3. Receive payment via cheque in the post. Mazuma Mobile is rated by consumers as five stars out of five.
Envirofone have been running since 2006 and it is estimated that in the first year of running it paid out £6 million to customers recycling their mobile phones. Envirofone accept both working and broken mobiles and allow you to recycle more than one mobile phone at a time. Envirofone pays for the postage of you old mobile by sending you a freepost envelope. Rated four out of five stars.
Mobile Phone Xchange works in the same way as Envirofone but their payment method is different. They use the ‘BACS’ system, which means that the money from your old mobile will be sent directly to your bank account. They accept working and broken mobiles and also offer freepost (although there is the option to use your own envelope). Rated four out of five stars.
Mopay is part of a company called ShP Ltd. ShP Ltd are a big name in online mobile phone recycling and also own some other mobile phone recycling companies. Mopay have a number of payment options, a BACS bank transfer (3 days), Cheque (7 Days), a "Payoffline" option where users are emailed a code that can be taken to the Post Office, where payment can be collected (3 days) as well as vouchers for popular high street stores such as Top Shop, Top Shop, Miss Selfridge and Marks and Spencers; worth considering if you plan on going shopping for clothes! Mopay accept both broken and working phones and provide a freepost address. Rated four out of five stars.
Earth Mobile have been a phone recycling company for four years for corporate clients, they are now opening up their services to the public. The accept both broken and working phone and provide postage (although you have to request postage as Earth Mobile suggests that you use your own already recycled envelopes and ‘go green’) Payment is by cheque and takes 7 days. Rated four out of five stars.