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Omaha Recycling Guide

Cell Phones

Not Accepted, Alternative Options Available

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DO NOT place this item in a curbside recycling cart or drop-off site container.

Take used cell phones of all types to an electronics recycling center. See local options listed below.

CAUTION: Cell phones contain rechargeable batteries that are considered household hazardous waste and require special handling.

E Cellphone

Related Items: Rechargeable Batteries

Where Else Could It Go?

Contact your phone service provider to see if they offer a take-back or exchange program.

Many retailers and electronics recycling centers accept cell phones for recycling.

Best Buy Cross Electronic Recycling Motherboard

Tip: Always call ahead to confirm if your item can be accepted, and if fees apply.

Did You Know

Cell phones contain metals and toxic chemicals that can harm the environment if improperly disposed. Cell phones also contain valuable precious metals, as well as silicone, glass, and plastic that can be recycled if taken to a special electronics-recycling center.