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When you upgrade your cell phone, remember to recycle the old one. Be sure to remove your personal data (contacts, photos, and notes).
Most cell phone retailers accept old phones for reuse and recycling. Some schools accept cell phones for recycling as a part of a fundraiser.
You can also recycle cell phones with other electronics at the Friday-only collections at the Buncombe County Landfill. In addition, many businesses in our area accept old cell phones for recycling.
To find a location near you, visit www.call2recycle.org.