We Earthlings

Are you getting ready to recycle your old cell phone? Congratulations, you’re helping keep valuable and finite resources out of the landfill! Before you drop your phone off for recycling, be sure to back up your data and protect your personal information. To make your phone safe for recycling, reset it to factory settings, remove storage and SIM cards, and remove any software locks. See detailed instructions for iPhones and Android.

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Make your phone safe for recycling

This poster was originally published on September 28, 2021.

By Earth911

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