How to Recycle and Donate Your Phone

It’s easy to sell your old gadget on Glyde. But if you can't find your model listed, consider donating your device.

Cell Phone Carriers

For example, AT&T Reuse & Recycle is a program where consumers can bring unwanted wireless phones, smartphones, accessories and batteries (regardless of the manufacturer or carrier) to AT&T company-owned retail stores.

Office and Electronics Stores

Office and Electronics Stores like Staples allow you to bring in virtually any old electronics for recycling even if the products weren’t purchased there.


e-Stewards is a list of recycling companies that will responsibly dispose of old electronics.

Recycling for Charities

Recycling for Charities recycles cell phones, digital cameras, iPods, and iPads.


ReCellular manages the in-store collection programs for Bell Mobility, Sprint PCS, T-Mobile, Best Buy and Verizon. Some of the organizations it helps include Easter Seals, March of Dimes, and Goodwill Industries.

Cell Phones for Soldiers

Cell Phones for Soldiers allows you to easily donate your old phones to military members.

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The Glyde Team