All wireless service providers that sell cell phones in Massachusetts must accept them back for recycling at no cost to the customer. Additionally, there are many local resources for donating or selling your cell phones to charitable organizations.
Local Boston Resources for Cell Phone Recycling
You can drop off your cell phone at City Hall. City Hall participates in the Call2Recycle electronic recycling program.
Donate your phone to MassReycle, a charitable organization that will refurbish your phone and put it to use for people that need it.
Visit Recycle Fund, an organization that will recycle your used cartridges and cell phones for fundraising.
Also see Earth 911 for more resources about recycling cell phones and other items.
Manufacturer Take-Back Programs
The following cell phone service providers accept old phones through their various take-back programs. Click on their site and find the closest store to you.
Retailer Take-Back Programs
If you didn't buy your cell phone directly from your provider, the following retailers will take your phone form you for free.
Online Resources for Selling or Trading Cell Phones
There are many online sites that offer a platform to either make money for your old phone or find someone to trade it to.