Cell Phone Recycling in Michigan

Are you thinking about throwing away your old cell phone? Before you toss your phone in the trash, learn more about the benefits of cell phone recycling from High Tech Recycling. We’re a full-service cell phone recycling center in Michigan with one goal: reducing the impact of electronic waste.

Keep reading to learn more about how we can help you, or contact us today to schedule a drop-off or pickup appointment.

Why Is It Important to Recycle Cell Phones?

With new cell phones coming out just about every month, you may be itching to upgrade to a new device. If you’re ready to ditch your old phone, don’t throw it out. Recycling your cell phone can have positive effects on both your community and the planet, including:

  • Reducing Waste: If devices stop working, they’re considered useless. The truth is that the components within the phone itself can actually be reused! Instead of tossing your phone away, your old device’s components can be used to bring new life to a different electronic device.
  • Giving Back to Those in Need: Your cell phone could be an upgrade for someone else. There are hundreds of people who can’t afford a new phone. At High Tech Recycling, we can help you find a new home for your phone. 
  • Prevent Pollution: Toxic materials in electronic devices, including mercury and lead, can be toxic to both land and sea animals, and can contribute to air pollution. 

Now that you know the importance of cell phone recycling, you might be wondering how you can start this process. Keep reading to learn more about how we handle electronics recycling at High Tech.

How to Donate Your Cell Phone

If you would like to recycle your old cell phones, there are several steps you need to take:

  1. Ensure High Tech Recycling accepts your mobile device. We accept most working and non-working cell phones. Click here to learn more about the other items that we accept.
  2. Contact High Tech Recycling to schedule a drop-off or pickup time.
  3. If your phone is in working condition, be sure to back up your photos and contacts.
  4. Remove personal information and data by performing a factory reset.
  5. Remove SIM and SD cards.
  6. Make sure your device is clean. Use an alcohol-based cleaner to remove any dirt and grime. 

If you need help, please contact our team. In addition to recycling cell phones, we also provide data destruction services. 

We Make Cell Phone Recycling in Michigan Convenient

High Tech Recycling is located in Detroit, MI, and serves the entire Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne County areas. We offer convenient drop-off times between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., no appointment needed. 

Can’t make it to our location during business hours? Don’t worry—we also provide flexible pickup appointments. If you’re within our service area, we’ll come to your home, place of business, or other preferred location. 

Call today to schedule your pickup or drop-off appointment.

Start Recycling Today!

Still have questions about cell phone recycling? High Tech Recycling is here to help! We’ve been a trusted recycling center in Michigan for many years, and strive to make our communities safer. Fill out our online form today with any questions you have, and a member of our team will get back to you shortly. Be sure to ask us about our upcoming recycling projects and events!


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We serve the entire Metro-Detroit area, including Oakland, Macomb and Wayne counties. We make it easy for you to recycle your electronics.

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