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How to recycle / dispose cell phones

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Find the cell phone collection site nearest you, using the Call2Recycle locater tool.

We accept cell phones at our Solid Waste Processing Facility and Transfer Station at no additional charge. Bring them to our electronics recycling drop-off.

Donate your working phone for local emergency use

Consider donating your old cell phones to benefit individuals in the community at risk of domestic violence. Include the battery and charging device.

The Montgomery County Family Justice Foundation has several drop-off points in Rockville.

Participate in national recycling and donation options

Check with your phone's manufacturer to see whether it offers a take-back program for its products. Many manufacturers do!

Also, many charities and organizations offer cell phone recycling as a fundraiser for their programs.

Locations accepted

  • Transfer Station
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  • Reuse
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